shield-hand

shield-hand
shieldˈ-hand noun
The left hand
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Main Entry:shield

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  • Shield — A shield is a protective device, meant to intercept attacks. The term often refers to a device that is held in the hand, as opposed to armour or a bullet proof vest.Prehistoric and AntiquityThe oldest form of shield was a protection used to block …   Wikipedia

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  • shield — 01. The President s security guard jumped in front of him to act as a [shield] protecting him from the gunman s bullet. 02. Sunscreen with a rating of 25 or more acts as an effective [shield] against harmful rays from the sun. 03. Living in such… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • shield — [[t]ʃi͟ːld[/t]] shields, shielding, shielded 1) N COUNT: usu sing Something or someone which is a shield against a particular danger or risk provides protection from it. He used his left hand as a shield against the reflecting sunlight.… …   English dictionary

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