shellproof

[ shel-proof ]
/ ˈʃɛlˌpruf /
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adjective

protected against the explosive effect of shells or bombs.

Nearby words

  1. shelleyan,
  2. shellfire,
  3. shellfish,
  4. shellfishery,
  5. shellflower,
  6. shellwork,
  7. shelly,
  8. shelta,
  9. shelter,
  10. shelter belt

Origin of shellproof

First recorded in 1860–65; shell + -proof

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British Dictionary definitions for shellproof

shellproof

/ (ˈʃɛlˌpruːf) /

adjective

designed, intended, or able to resist shellfire
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