buckler

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

1buck·ler

noun \ˈbə-klər\

Definition of BUCKLER

1
a :  a small round shield held by a handle at arm's length
b :  a shield worn on the left arm
2
:  one that shields and protects

Examples of BUCKLER

  1. <a strong and free press is our best buckler against tyranny>

Origin of BUCKLER

Middle English bocler, from Anglo-French bucler, from bocle
First Known Use: 13th century

2buckler

verb

Definition of BUCKLER

transitive verb
:  to shield or defend with a buckler

First Known Use of BUCKLER

1590

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