|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) One who, or that which, carries a shield.
2. (n.) Any small moth of the genus Aspidisca, whose larva makes a shieldlike covering for itself out of bits of leaves.
Shield-bearer (2 Occurrences)
1 Samuel 17:7 And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed'six hundred shekels of iron: and his shield-bearer went before him. (See JPS ASV DBY RSV)
1 Samuel 17:41 And the Philistine came nearer and nearer unto David; and the man that bore the shield went before him. (See NAS RSV)