๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Shield

A shield, as blocks swords in close combat. Color and style varies across platforms, but generally depicted in a kite shape with a metal border and simple pattern.

Commonly used to represent various content concerning battle, defense, security, and protection.

Apple and Microsoft’s designs feature a red and white sawtooth pattern, Facebook and WhatsApp’s blue and white checkers.

May be paired with (or fending off) โš”๏ธ Crossed Swords or ๐Ÿ—ก๏ธ Dagger. Not to be confused with ๐Ÿ”ฐ Japanese Symbol for Beginner.

Shield was approved as part of Unicode 7.0 in 2014 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

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๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Shield

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