- bearing a shield
Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.
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Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… … Phrontistery dictionary
peltast — n. ancient Greek soldier with light shield. ♦ peltate, ♦ peltiform, a. shield shaped. ♦ peltiferous, a. bearing a shield … Dictionary of difficult words