riot shield

noun

a large oblong curved transparent shield used by police controlling crowds

Nearby words

  1. rion strait,
  2. riopelle,
  3. riot,
  4. riot act,
  5. riot gun,
  6. riot squad,
  7. rioter,
  8. rioting,
  9. riotous,
  10. riotous living

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Examples from the Web for riot shield

  • Morris told me that the firm is currently working with a Dutch riot-shield manufacturer to produce a riot-ready Mosquito.

    High-Tech Anti-Riot Gear|Sam Bungey|August 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST