shield bearer

noun

Definition of shield bearer

1 : an attendant who carries a warrior's shield — compare squire
2 : any of various small moths constituting a genus (Coptodisca) and having larvae that cut out an oval bit of leaf to form a case

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“Shield bearer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shield%20bearer. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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