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 for aegis
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  aegis \ae"gis\ ([=e]"j[i^]s), n. [L. aegis, fr. Gr. a'igi`s a
     goat skin, a shield, a'i`x goat, or fr. 'ai`:ssw to rush.]
     A shield or protective armor; -- applied in mythology to the
     shield of Jupiter which he gave to Minerva. Also fig.: A
     shield; a protection.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: kindly endorsement and guidance; "the tournament was held
           under the auspices of the city council" [syn: auspices,
           protection, aegis]
      2: armor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a
         cuirass [syn: breastplate, aegis, egis]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  107 Moby Thesaurus words for "aegis":
     abetment, advocacy, arm guard, armament, armor, auspices, backing,
     backstop, bard, beaver, brassard, breastplate, buckler, buffer,
     bulletproof vest, bulwark, bumper, care, championship, charity,
     coif, contraceptive, copyright, corselet, countenance,
     crash helmet, cuirass, cushion, dashboard, dodger, encouragement,
     face mask, favor, fender, finger guard, foot guard, fosterage,
     fuse, gas mask, gauntlet, goggles, goodwill, governor, guard,
     guardrail, guidance, habergeon, hand guard, handrail, hard hat,
     hauberk, headpiece, helm, helmet, insulation, interest, interlock,
     jamb, knee guard, knuckle guard, laminated glass, life preserver,
     lifeline, lightning conductor, lightning rod, lorica, mail, mask,
     mudguard, nasal, nose guard, pad, padding, palladium, patent,
     patronage, pilot, plate, preventive, prophylactic, protection,
     protective clothing, protective umbrella, rondel, safeguard,
     safety, safety glass, safety plug, safety rail, safety shoes,
     safety switch, safety valve, screen, seat belt, seconding,
     security, shield, shin guard, sponsorship, sun helmet, sympathy,
     tutelage, umbrella, visor, ward, windscreen, windshield

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Advanced Electronic Guidance and Instrumentation System

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      A Unix variant that was used on Apollo
     workstations before Apollo was bought by Hewlett Packard.
     AEGIS has some advantages over standard BSD or System V
     Unix.  It includes faster file access and a richer command
     set; there are commands to find out which process is running
     on a particular node, which process is locking a particular
     file, etc.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      A CASE tool for project change
     management written by Peter Miller, with minor contributions
     by a few others.  Aegis is licensed using the GNU GPL but is
     not a GNU project.
     http://aegis.sourceforge.net/)">Aegis Home (http://aegis.sourceforge.net/).

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