KJV Dictionary Definition: shield


SHIELD, v.t.

1. To cover, as with a shield; to cover from dasnger; to defend; to protect; to secure form assault or injury.

To see the son the vanquish'd father shield. Dryden.

Hear one that comes to shield his injur'd honor. Smith.


SHIE'LDED, pp. Covered, as with a shield; defended; protected.


SHIEL'DING, ppr. Covering, as with a shield; defending from attack or injury; protected.