KJV Dictionary Definition: shield
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.