the projecting parts of a shield ( Job 15:26 ). The Hebrew word thus rendered means anything convex or arched, and hence the back, as of animals.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Bosses". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".