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buckler

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noun buck·ler \ˈbə-klər\

Definition of buckler

  1. 1 a :  a small round shield held by a handle at arm's length b :  a shield worn on the left arm

  2. 2 :  one that shields and protects



Examples of buckler in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of buckler

Middle English bocler, from Anglo-French bucler, from bocle


First Known Use: 13th century


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buckler

verb buck·ler

Definition of buckler

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to shield or defend with a buckler



1590

First Known Use of buckler

1590


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