schild

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See also: Schild

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch schilt, from Old Dutch *skild, from Proto-Germanic *skelduz (shield).

Cognate with German Schild, West Frisian skyld, English shield, Danish skjold.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sxɪlt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: schild
  • Rhymes: -ɪlt

Noun[edit]

schild n (plural schilden, diminutive schildje n)

  1. shield
  2. shell, carapace, cuttlebone or scale
  3. (obsolete, nautical) A protective balustrade behind and on both sides of the bowsprit.
  4. (dated, dialectal) signboard

Derived terms[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

schild

  1. Alternative form of sheld