Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In zoology, shield-bearing; scutigerous; cataphract; loricate. See cut under phylloxera-mite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of shield.
  • adjective provided with a shield
  • adjective protected from influence or danger

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

  • adjective (used especially of machinery) protected by a shield to prevent injury

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