(Austral) a cricket match for the Sheffield Shield
(NZ) a rugby match for the Ranfurly Shield
noun 1. Star of David. Star of David noun 1. a hexagram used as a symbol of Judaism. Shield of David noun 1. another term for the Star of David Star of David noun 1. an emblem symbolizing Judaism and consisting of a six-pointed star formed by superimposing one inverted equilateral triangle upon another of […]
noun 1. a broad piece of armor, varying widely in form and size, carried apart from the body, usually on the left arm, as a defense against swords, lances, arrows, etc. 2. a similar device, often of lightweight plastic, used by riot police to protect themselves from rocks and other thrown objects. 3. something shaped […]
- Shield-tailed snake
[sheeld-teyld] /ˈʃildˌteɪld/ noun 1. any of several burrowing snakes of the family Uropeltidae, of the Indian peninsula and Sri Lanka, having a tail that ends in a flat disk.
- Shield volcano
noun 1. a broad volcano built up from the repeated nonexplosive eruption of basalt to form a low dome or shield, usually having a large caldera at the summit shield volcano See under volcano.