Boss (גִּב, gab, literally the back or gibbous part of any thing, spoken elsewhere of earthen bulwarks ["bodies"] or ramparts, Job 13:12; the vault ["eminent place," etc.] of a brothel, Eze 16:24; Eze 31:18; the eye- "brows," Le 14:9; the rim or "nave" of a wheel, 1Ki 7:33), the exterior convex part of a buckler, Job 15:26 (comp. Schultens, Comm. in loc.). SEE SHIELD.