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ὑπασπ-ιστής, οῦ, ὁ, shield-bearer, armour-bearer, esquire, Hdt.5.111, E.Rh.2 (anap.), Ph.1213, X.An.4.2.20, etc.

2. pl., a brigade of guards in the Macedonian army, D.S.19.40, Arr.An.2.4.3, 2.20.6.