Definition of shielded:
- protected (part of speech: verb)
defended (part of speech: verb)
No sooner had those who were with Don Quixote seen them than they turned about and withdrew to some distance from the road, for they knew that if they stayed some harm might come to them; but Don Quixote with intrepid heart stood his ground, and Sancho Panza shielded himself with Rocinante's hind- quarters.- "The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete", Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
Them also had he shielded from tyranny; he had not unfrequently protected them against the oppression of their own church, and he had rescued many of them from the sanguinary jealousy of their religious opponents.- "The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete", Frederich Schiller.
- "The Auto Boys' Vacation", James A. Braden.