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Shield (IPA: /ˈʃiɫd/)


Shield (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.

Shield (n.)

Anything which protects or defends; defense; shelter; protection.

Shield (n.)

Figuratively, one who protects or defends.

Shield (n.)

In lichens, a Hardened cup or disk surrounded by a rim and containing the fructification, or asci.

Shield (n.)

The escutcheon or field on which are placed the bearings in coats of arms. Cf. Lozenge. See Illust. of Escutcheon.

Shield (n.)

A framework used to protect workmen in making an adit under ground, and capable of being pushed along as excavation progresses.

Shield (n.)

A spot resembling, or having the form of, a shield.

Shield (n.)

A coin, the old French crown, or ecu, having on one side the figure of a shield.

Shield (n.)

To cover with, or as with, a shield; to cover from danger; to defend; to protect from assault or injury.

Shield (n.)

To ward off; to keep off or out.

Shield (n.)

To avert, as a misfortune; hence, as a supplicatory exclamation, forbid!

Shield

Item of armour carried to intercept attacks or projectiles

Shield

Large, tectonically stable formation of Precambrian crystalline rock

Shield

Character in Archie Comics

Shield

Episode of Law & Order (S9 E17)

Shield

Family name

Shield Synonyms

Buckler

Shield Synonyms

Carapace, Shell, Cuticle

Shield Synonyms

Harbor, Harbour

Shield Synonyms

Screen

SHIELD (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Safety and Health Information - Establishment Linked Data

SHIELD (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Silicon Hybrids with Infrared Extrinsic Long-wavelength Detector

SHIELD (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Sylvania high intelligence electronic defence

SHIELD (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Sylvania High Intelligence Electronic Defense

SHIELD (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Silicon Hybrids with Infrared Extrinsic Long-wavelength Detectors

Shield (Last Name / Surname)

Shield is the #21,583 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 1,209 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Shield in Spanish is Proteger

Tagalog Translation

Shield in Tagalog is Adarga

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A mighty fortress is our God, A sword and shield victorious; He breaks the cruel oppressors rod And wins salvation glorious." - Salvation

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Estelle: [raises her sword and shield infront of her, then points the sword forward] I know how to use a sword." - Tales of Vesperia

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Hener was the hero-king, Heaven-born, dear to us, Showing his shield A shelter for peace." - Monarchy

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I have a soul that like an ample shield Can take in all, and verge enough for more." - John Dryden

Example Sentence (Quote)

" I'm always picking up after you boys. [scoops up Cap's lost shield from her motorcycle]" - Avengers: Age of Ultron


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