Shield of David


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Shield of David

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Shield of David

n
(Judaism) another term for the Star of David
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Star′ of Da′vid


n.
a hexagram used as a symbol of Judaism. Also called Magen David, Shield of David.
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Noun1.Shield of David - a six-pointed star formed from two equilateral trianglesShield of David - a six-pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles; an emblem symbolizing Judaism
allegory, emblem - a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
hexagram - a regular polygon formed by extending each of the sides of a regular hexagon to form two equilateral triangles
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At the centre of the plan is a neutral emblem, a blank square standing on one corner, that could frame the Red Shield of David of the Israeli rescue society Magen David Adom.
My Son David by RM Abram is a fascinating tale of a father and son trying to restore the value of their lineage and familial fate of fulfilling the intent of the Shield of David. As the main character, David struggles with the truths of his destiny, readers will be enthralled with the active and uniting cast of My Son David.