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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of buckler.

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Examples

  • The hermit maintained and bucklered his opinion, by quotations from

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • “Think not,” said the Templar, “that I have so exposed thee; I would have bucklered thee against such danger with my own bosom, as freely as ever I exposed it to the shafts which had otherwise reached thy life.”

    Ivanhoe

  • Coragio then, my brave guest! for if thou layest a petition from Sir Hugh at the foot of the throne, bucklered by the story of thine own wrongs, the favourite Earl dared as soon leap into the Thames at the fullest and deepest, as offer to protect Varney in a cause of this nature.

    Kenilworth

  • I think she bucklered herself with the secret philosophy of her strong mind, and resolved to forget what it irked her to remember.

    Villette

  • ` ` Think not, '' said the Templar, ` ` that I have so exposed thee; I would have bucklered thee against such danger with my own bosom, as freely as ever I exposed it to the shafts which had otherwise reached thy life. ''

    Ivanhoe

  • The intuitions are the bright band, without armor or shield, that slay the mailed and bucklered giants of the understanding.

    Birds and Poets : with Other Papers

  • The most ancient known fish is a Pteraspis, one of the bucklered ganoids or plated fishes -- by no means a very low type -- allied to the sturgeon

    Darwinism (1889)

  • Allen leaps first upon the scene, bucklered as no warrior ever was since the days of Homer or before.

    Gala-days

  • As many men as there are around her, so many knights has such a one, ready bucklered for her service, should occasion require such services.

    North America

  • Gain L3,000 -- loss, the hearts that would have bucklered the

    The Letters of "Norah" on Her Tour Through Ireland

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