shield against

Definition of shield against

  1. :  a protection from Exercise and good nutrition are a shield against disease.

Word by Word Definitions

shieldplay
  1. :  a broad piece of defensive armor carried on the arm

    :  one that protects or defends :  defense

    :  dress shield

  1. :  to protect with or as if with a shield :  provide with a protective cover or shelter

    :  to cut off from observation :  hide

    :  forbid

againstplay
  1. :  in opposition or hostility to

    :  contrary to

    :  in competition with

  1. :  in preparation for the time when


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