guard (n.) 5
trimming, trapping, adornment
2H4 I.i.148 [Northumberland to his nightcap] Thou art a guard too wanton for the head / Which princes ... aim to hit
LLL IV.iii.56 [Berowne to himself] rhymes are guards on wanton Cupid's hose
MA I.i.266 [Benedick to Don Pedro] the guards are but slightly basted
MM III.i.100 [Isabella to Claudio, of Angelo] The damned'st body to invest and cover / In precious guards
See also...
velvet-guard (n.)

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