Definitions

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  • adj. variegated; spotted; speckled; piebald

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Variegated; spotted; speckled; piebald.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Spotted; variegated.
  • n. An obsolete form of shield.
  • n. An obsolete or dialectal form of shold for shoal.

Etymologies

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Old English, from sheld a shield, probably in allusion to the ornamentation of shields. See shield.

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