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buckler

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noun buck·ler \ˈbə-klər\

Definition of buckler

  1. 1a :  a small round shield held by a handle at arm's lengthb :  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

1593

First Known Use of buckler

1593


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