[ UK /ʃˈiːld/ ]
[ US /ˈʃiɫd/ ]
  1. armor carried on the arm to intercept blows
  2. a protective covering or structure
  3. hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
  1. hold back a thought or feeling about
    She is harboring a grudge against him
  2. protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
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How To Use shield In A Sentence

  • Ketheral looked around the inside of the armory, picked up a chainwhip, a normal whip, a brace of throwing knives, and a couple of shields.
  • Patients received a conditioning regimen that consisted of total body irradiation (1375 cGy in 11 fractions) with partial lung shielding, thiotepa (10 mg/kg), cyclophosphamide (120 mg/kg), and rabbit antithymocyte globulin (1.5 mg/kg). EurekAlert! - Breaking News
  • The organisation's shield consisted of a male forearm whose fist was thrusting the point of a spear into the jaws of a wolf. DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain
  • As each hoplite was unshielded on his right side, he relied on the man next to him for protection, encouraging by necessity a strong sense of unity in battle. Alexander the Great
  • Derry Rovers Youths gained sweet revenge over rivals Spink Celtic in this Shield match played in the Ben Mulhall Park on Sunday, April 7.
  • A military operations group was formed to shield Western Europe from the communistic Eastern Europe.
  • The upper part of the gablet over the centre doorway is of the seventeenth century, and bears the shield of Sir George Hay of Kinfauns, who rented the lands of the bishopric about the beginning of the seventeenth century, the crozier being added to the shield in connection with the lands of the see. [ Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys
  • Naupli have a cephalic shield or the beginnings of the dorsal carapace, and no segmentation on the trunk.
  • He has on the back of his stone a shield with nine rows of chequers; over the top of the shield is a mascle between two keys fesswise, bits inwards and downwards.
  • They were mantled with black and blue marks that advertised the weight and number of blows so shielded from his head and face. THE TEARS OF AH KIM
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