gumshield


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gumshield

(ˈɡʌmˌʃiːld)
n
(Boxing) a plate or strip of soft waxy substance used by boxers to protect the teeth and gums. Also called: mouthpiece
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gumshield - (especially boxing) equipment that protects an athlete's mouth
boxing, pugilism, fisticuffs - fighting with the fists
sports equipment - equipment needed to participate in a particular sport
Translations

gumshield

[ˈgʌmʃiːld] N (Sport) → protector m de dientes

gumshield

[ˈgʌmˌʃiːld] n (Sport) → paradenti m inv
References in periodicals archive ?
TECHNICALLY David Gough was correct to book Kildare's Eoin Doyle - and subsequently send him off - for not wearing a gumshield against Donegal last weekend.
I left his gumshield in, I didn't want to take it out because his jaw was hanging off his face, and they X-rayed him with it in.
The champ was clearly rattled by a left hook in the third and Swindon-born Cox bared his gumshield in a grin.
Kieran Tierney is back in full training, wearing a special gumshield, and causing McGhee and boss Gordon Strachan to be seriously impressed.
Hot favourite Selby was dumped out of the tournament by home favourite Reece McFadden after receiving a points deduction for repeatedly losing his gumshield.
Hot favourite Selby was dumped out of the tournament by Reece McFadden after receiving a points deduction for repeatedly losing his gumshield.
Welshman Selby was dumped out of the tournament by home favourite Reece McFadden after receiving a points deduction for repeatedly losing his gumshield.
We knew we had Selby when he started spitting out his gumshield and mucking about.
The double European champion from Barry was deducted two points in the last round for losing his gumshield as the irresistible McFadden did enough to seal by far the best win of his short career.
A STYVECHALE magician will be swapping his top hat and white gloves for a gumshield and a pair of boxing gloves when he takes part in a charity boxing match this weekend.
In the second round, at the time 02:38, the boxer from India spitted out his gumshield intentionally.
You might think grazes would be the least of a rugby player's problems, what with them spending 80 minutes charging into opponents at full pelt without any more protection than a gumshield.