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o-varaṇa

, n. [vb. noun from ovarati, q.v.; cf. pa.,
sa. and BHS
āvarana, q. v. in BHSD, s.v.], guard,
defence, protection;
catuddisaṁ rakkhaṁ ṭhapetvā,
catuddisaṁ gumbaṁ ṭhapetvā, catuddisaṁ ~aṁ ṭhapetvā
... yena Bhagavā ten' upasaṁkamiṁsu, D III 194,8 (~aṁ
ṭhapetvā ti disāsu disārakkhike ṭhapetvā, Sv 960,9).