Enshield
Enshield \En*shield"\, v. t. To defend, as with a shield; to shield. [Archaic] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • Enshield — En*shield , a. Shielded; enshielded. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enshield — index ensconce Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enshield — verb To defend; to shield …   Wiktionary

  • enshield — en·shield …   English syllables

  • enshield — ə̇n, en+ transitive verb Etymology: en (I) + shield (v.) : shield …   Useful english dictionary

  • en- — 1 a prefix occurring originally in loanwords from French and productive in English on this model, forming verbs with the general sense to cause (a person or thing) to be in the place, condition, or state named by the stem; more specifically, to… …   Universalium

  • ensconce — I verb blanket, camouflage, cloak, cloud, conceal, cover, cover up, curtain, disguise, eclipse, encase, enclose, enshield, enshroud, envelop, enwrap, guard, hide, hide away, hide from view, hide securely, keep from danger, keep guarded, keep… …   Law dictionary

  • en- — I cvb aff. a prefix forming verbs that have the general sense “to cause (a person or thing) to be in” the place, condition, or state named by the stem; more specifically, “to confine in or place on” (entomb); “to cause to be in” (enrich; enslave; …   From formal English to slang

  • en- — I. a prefix meaning primarily in , into , first occurring in words from French, but now used freely as an English formative: 1. with the old concrete force of putting the object into or on something or of bringing the object into the specified… …   Australian English dictionary

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