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  1. protected against the explosive effect of shells or bombs.
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Origin of shellproof

First recorded in 1860–65; shell + -proof
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Historical Examples

  • Built by the Germans, no labour had been spared to make it shellproof and comfortable.

    With the Ulster Division in France

    Arthur Purefoy Irwin Samuels

British Dictionary definitions for shellproof


  1. designed, intended, or able to resist shellfire
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