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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
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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
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Translations

gumshield

[ˈgʌmʃiːld] N (Sport) → protector m de dientes
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

gumshield

[ˈgʌmˌʃiːld] n (Sport) → paradenti m inv
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Referee Kenny Bayless has confirmed picking up Keith Thurman's mouthpiece from the canvas at the end of the 10th round and bringing it back to the fighter's corner but explained that losing the gumshield had no effect on the outcome of the fight which Boxing won by a split decision to wrest the super WBA welterweight crown in Las Vegas last week.
Unable to beat the count, he spat out his gumshield.
Unbeaten in 15 bouts going into the contest, Kash dug his gumshield into former British champ Price's torso in the fifth round after the pair tumbled to the canvas.
The menacing 27-year-old lost his unbeaten record in the most ignominious circumstances at Liverpool's Echo Arena last night, being slung out in five rounds for sinking his gumshield into local favourite David Price's abdomen.
So my team came up with a strategy for me that involved a trigger word Matt Dawson would yell, at which point I had to put my gumshield back in my mouth, stop talking and refocus.
I'd lose my temper, my gumshield would come out and I would start expressing my views.
I have prepared myself to be at my best on the night and, if I need to bite down on the gumshield and fight it out, I know I can do that.
The Russian, whose victory meant he retained his lightweight title, threw his gumshield, vaulted the cage and attacked someone from McGregor's camp.
Welshman 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.
"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.