Definition of Bield

1. n. A shelter. Same as Beild.



2. v. t. To shelter.

Definition of Bield

1. Noun. (obsolete or dialectal) boldness, courage; confidence; a feeling of security, assurance. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete or dialectal) resource, help, relief; a means of help or relief; support; sustenance. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete or dialectal) shelter, refuge or protection. ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete or dialectal) A place of shelter, a refuge. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive obsolete or dialectal) To make bold, give courage or confidence to. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive obsolete or dialectal) To defend, protect or shelter. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bield

1. to shelter [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: shelter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bield

bidistillation
bidistilled
bidness
bidnesses
bidon
bidons
bidonville
bidonvilles
bidoublet
bidoublets
bids
biduous
bieberite
biegnet
biehlite
bield (current term)
bielded
bieldier
bieldiest
bielding
bields
bieldy
biello-siegel criteria
bien
bien-pensant
bien pensant
biennale
biennales
biennia
biennial

Literary usage of Bield

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cassell's Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland: Being a Complete ...Great Britain (1900)
"... of Nan bield, lying 1481 ft. above Od, eccl. pa., tp., ami vil., pa. of Ast bury . .... bield ..."

2. The English Lake District: With Maps, Plans of Towns, and Illustrations by Harriet Martineau (1876)
"By High Street to Hawes Water ; and Nan bield Pass to Staveley or CARRIAGE OR WALKING TOUR OF FOUR DAYS. ..."

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