One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘using his shield to fend off blows’
2‘a protective coating of grease provides a shield against abrasive dirt’
protection, guard, defence, cover, screen, shade, safety, security, shelter, safeguard, support, bulwark, protector
1‘he pulled his cap lower to shield his eyes from the glare’
protect, keep safe, cover, screen, shade, keep from harm, afford protection to, provide protection for, save, safeguard, wrap, preserve, conserve, defend, cushion, secure, guard, inoculate, insulate
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