“He gave me what you could call a guest list” of people to talk to, shields said.
Their shields were marked with the words "protecting security of the people."
It bears repeating again that shields and Jackson were friends.
Most of the time, though, shields insists his photoshoots are more casual.
shields said both the Canadian and Chinese governments should investigate.
Some one said that the battle with shields may be fought to-morrow.
King Harald's men put their shields before their mouths and shouted into them.
We brought some candles, and I guess I could cut two or three shields from a meat can.
The shields of Harald's warriors had dents from viking blows.
The picture of the despot as a good creature who shields the poor from the rich is not to be found among the facts of history.
Old English scield, scild "shield; protector, defense," literally "board," from Proto-Germanic *skelduz (cf. Old Norse skjöldr, Old Saxon skild, Middle Dutch scilt, Dutch schild, German Schild, Gothic skildus), from *skel- "divide, split, separate," from PIE root *(s)kel- (1) "to cut" (see scale (n.1)). Perhaps the notion is of a flat piece of wood made by splitting a log. Shield volcano (1911) translates German Schildvulkan (1910). Plate tectonics sense is from 1906, translating Suess (1888).
Old English gescildan, from the root of shield (n.). Related: Shielded; shielding. Cf. German scilden.
A protective device or structure, such as a lead sheet to protect an individual from x-rays.
Free of; unencumbered by: There it was again: ''risk.'' I wondered if I'd ever be shed of it (1871+)
used in defensive warfare, varying at different times and under different circumstances in size, form, and material (1 Sam. 17:7; 2 Sam. 1:21; 1 Kings 10:17; 1 Chr. 12:8, 24, 34; Isa. 22:6; Ezek. 39:9; Nahum 2:3). Used figuratively of God and of earthly princes as the defenders of their people (Gen. 15:1; Deut. 33:29; Ps. 33:20; 84:11). Faith is compared to a shield (Eph. 6:16). Shields were usually "anointed" (Isa. 21:5), in order to preserve them, and at the same time make the missiles of the enemy glide off them more easily.