Definition of riot shield noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


riot shield

BrE BrE//ˈraɪət ʃiːld//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈraɪət ʃiːld//
(also shield) The police
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a piece of equipment made from strong plastic, used by the police to protect themselves from angry crowds See related entries: The police
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