meaning of buckler

buckler meaning in General Dictionary

To shield to protect

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  • A kind of shield of various shapes and sizes worn using one of the hands usually the remaining for protecting the front associated with the body
  • armor carried on the arm to intercept blows
  • A kind of guard, of various shapes and sizes, worn using one of the hands (usually the remaining) for safeguarding the front of this human anatomy.
  • among large, bony, outside plates found on many ganoid fishes.
  • The anterior portion of this layer of trilobites.
  • A block of lumber or plate of iron built to fit a hawse hole, or perhaps the circular opening in a half-port, to avoid water from entering if the vessel pitches.
  • To protect; to guard.

buckler meaning in Urban Dictionary

a person who believes there sooo cool but there actually perhaps not


buckler meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"small, round shield used to ward off blows," c.1300, from Old French bocler "boss (of a shield), shield, buckler" (12c., Modern French bouclier), from Latin *buccularius (adj.) "having a boss," from buccula (see buckle (n.)).


buckler - German to English

buckler [archaic]


buckler meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A kind of guard, of varied size and shapes, worn on a single of hands (usually the remaining) for safeguarding the leading of the human body.

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  • (letter.) One of several large, bony, additional dishes available on numerous ganoid fishes.
  • (letter.) The anterior portion associated with the layer of trilobites.
  • (letter.) A block of timber or bowl of iron designed to fit a hawse gap, or the circular opening in a half-port, to avoid liquid from entering whenever vessel pitches.
  • (v. t.) To protect; to protect.

Sentence Examples with the word buckler

Old Captain Peleg, many years her chief-mate, before he commanded another vessel of his own, and now a retired seaman, and one of the principal owners of the Pequod,--this old Peleg, during the term of his chief-mateship, had built upon her original grotesqueness, and inlaid it, all over, with a quaintness both of material and device, unmatched by anything except it be Thorkill-Hake's carved buckler or bedstead.

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