verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of shield
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Example sentences from the Web for shield
Shielding students from the cissexism of the Western canon was too silly even for Oberlin.
The man next to him held a large piece of cardboard above his head, shielding his face from the baking sun.
Teachers showed uncommon courage, shielding their students with their bodies and speaking to them about love.Oklahoma Tornado Devastation: What the Twister Left Behind|Michael Daly|May 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Instead, the government is shielding the industry from liability and helping keep the scope of the deaths secret.If a Windmill Kills an Eagle, Does the Government Make a Sound?|Justin Green|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Lohan was supposedly spotted outside of a nightclub in the back of an SUV after her hearing, shielding herself with a blanket.Lindsay Lohan, Jay Leno & More Celebrities’ Week in Hell (Photos)|Anna Klassen|March 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nimbly the little old gentleman thrust himself in front of her, barring her way, and shielding Gwendolyn.The Poor Little Rich Girl|Eleanor Gates
Lady Jean had dropped on her knees by the dog, shielding him from the young officer's club.Stories That End Well|Octave Thanet
She took her shielding hand away from the candle to point at a pile of jugs behind the still.Bloom of Cactus|Robert Ames Bennet
He crouched above her, shielding her as best he could with his body.The Littlest Rebel|Edward Peple
We have not a good team now, and I'm as bad as the worst member, so I'm not shielding myself.Dick Hamilton's Football Team|Howard R. Garis