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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To protect or defend. Also: A badge. Or, something that protects a person or thing from harm or damage.

Usage examples (35)
  • Children should shield themselves from the harsh rays of the sun.
  • Across the center of the shield is a curved banner with the word LIBERTY.
  • What if the shield is all that was found after Cap's presumed death during WWII?
  • The top of the shield is an open book, the symbol of an institution of learning. for more
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