Examples of buckler in a Sentence
a strong and free press is our best buckler against tyranny
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So the film pays bemused tribute not only to one of Disneyland’s most popular rides but those old swash-bucklers who once graced movie screens.
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Origin and Etymology of buckler
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsaegis (also egis), ammunition, armor, defense, cover, guard, protection, safeguard, screen, security, shield, wall, ward
Related Wordsarm, armament, munitions, weapon, weaponry; fastness, fort, fortress, palisade, stronghold
Near Antonymsaggression, assault, attack, offense (or offence), offensive
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