See also: Schild

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch schilt, from Old Dutch skilt, from Proto-Germanic *skelduz (shield).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sxɪlt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: schild
  • Rhymes: -ɪlt

NounEdit

schild n (plural schilden, diminutive schildje n)

  1. shield
  2. shell, carapace, cuttlebone or scale
  3. (obsolete, nautical) A protective balustrade behind and on both sides of the bowsprit.
  4. (dated, dialectal) signboard

Derived termsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

schild

  1. Alternative form of sheld