shell·​proof ˈshel-ˌprüf How to pronounce shellproof (audio)
: capable of resisting shells or bombs

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shellproof was circa 1859

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“Shellproof.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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