sap shield

noun

Definition of sap shield

: a steel plate used as a shield by a sapper or other advanced worker in places where earth thrown up is inadequate for defense

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“Sap shield.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sap%20shield. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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