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Shield

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shield

Definition

  • n. - A broad piece of defensive armor, carried on the arm, -- formerly in general use in war, for the protection of the body. See Buckler.
  • n. - Anything which protects or defends; defense; shelter; protection.
  • n. - Figuratively, one who protects or defends.
  • n. - In lichens, a Hardened cup or disk surrounded by a rim and containing the fructification, or asci.
  • n. - The escutcheon or field on which are placed the bearings in coats of arms. Cf. Lozenge. See Illust. of Escutcheon.
  • n. - A framework used to protect workmen in making an adit under ground, and capable of being pushed along as excavation progresses.


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