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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Armor carried on the arm to intercept blows.

Usage examples (34)
  • Posidonius writes, that Fabius was called the buckler,
  • A lance or spear; improperly rendered "buckler" in the
  • In Ps. 91: 4 "buckler" is properly a roundel appropriated to archers or slingers.
  • Beneath his buckler, shunn'd the threat'ning blow. for more
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