Sheltron meaning

(military) A compact body of troops forming a battle array, shield wall or phalanx.
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Origin of sheltron

  • From Middle English sheltron, sheltrume, from Old English scildtruma (“a phalanx, company (of troops), a tortoise, a covering, shed, shelter”, literally “shield-troop”), from scield (“shield”) +‎ truma (“band or troop of men”). More at shield.

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