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Shield of Expectation (The)

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The naked shield given to a young warrior in his virgin campaign. As he achieved glory, his deeds were recorded or symbolised on his shield.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Sheppard (Jack)
Shepster Time
Sheriffmuir
Sheva
Shewbread
Shewri-while
Shiahs
Shibboleth
Shield
Shield-of-Arms
Shield of Expectation (The)
Shields
Shi-ites
Shillelagh (pronounce she-lay-lah)
Shilling
Shilly Shally
Shimei
Shinar
Shindy
Shingebis
Ship (the device of Paris)