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riot shield

n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a large oblong curved transparent shield used by police controlling crowds
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ri′ot shield`


n.
a lightweight, flexible shield carried by police officers or soldiers to defend themselves against a hostile crowd.
[1965–70]
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