Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of buckle.

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Examples

  • Buckler : French bouclier 'shield', from old French bocle, boucle 'boss' is a small shield gripped in the fist -- it was generally used as a companion weapon in hand-to-hand combat, useful in deflecting the blow of an opponent's sword or mace.

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