from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A piece of athletic equipment that protects an athlete's mouth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (especially boxing) equipment that protects an athlete's mouth


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  • It's a mini blue light unit that's kind of gumshield stylee which you wear for 4 minutes twice daily, in conjunction with tooth whitening accelerator and gel that contain no peroxide.

    Irish Blogs

  • Darren Staples/Reuters A man with an illuminated gumshield at the start of Diwali celebrations in Leicester, England, Sunday.

    India in Pictures

  • Good timing – had he done it before the World Cup he'd have had them out on strike for the gumshield fines.

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  • England have run into further disciplinary trouble at the Rugby World Cup after being forced to reveal that Manu Tuilagi has been fined NZ$10,000 £5,000 by the International Rugby Board for wearing an illegal gumshield bearing a sponsor's name.

    Rugby World Cup 2011: England's Manu Tuilagi fined over mouthguard

  • I need to get these assignments cleared up first, and go about getting myself a climbing partner, and see if my karate gumshield isn't too plaguey to scald and use again.

    between the rock and the cold, cold sea -- Day

  • The Scotsman Rugby World Cup 2011: Manu Tuilagi fined for using a sponsored mouthguard - 46 hrs ago Sporting Life MANU TUILAGI FINED OVER MOUTHGUARD - 62 hrs ago REFILE-Rugby-Tuilagi fined for gumshield logo - just like brother - 63 hrs ago Second mouthguard fine at RWC raises suspicion - 63 hrs ago The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

    BBC News - Home

  • And World Cup chiefs confirmed today there could be a £5000 fine handed out to captain Lewis Moody if video evidence proved he wore a gumshield with a sponsor's logo during the loss to the French.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • I need to bite down on to my gumshield even harder if I can because I've got to restore Britain's pride. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Courtney Lawes has become the third England player to be fined for wearing a branded gumshield during the Rugby World Cup

    The Guardian World News

  • Courtney Lawes becomes third England player to be fined over gumshield

    The Guardian World News


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