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English → English (WordNet)
n : armor carried on the arm to intercept blows [syn: shield]
English → English (gcide)
Buckler \Buc"kler\, v. t.
To shield; to defend. [Obs.]
Can Oxford, that did ever fence the right,
Now buckler falsehood with a pedigree? --Shak.
Buckler \Buc"kler\, n. [OE. bocler, OF. bocler, F. bouclier, a
shield with a boss, from OF. bocle, boucle, boss. See
1. A kind of shield, of various shapes and sizes, worn on one
of the arms (usually the left) for protecting the front of
Note: In the sword and buckler play of the Middle Ages in
England, the buckler was a small shield, used, not to
cover the body, but to stop or parry blows.
(a) One of the large, bony, external plates found on many
(b) The anterior segment of the shell of trilobites.
3. (Naut.) A block of wood or plate of iron made to fit a
hawse hole, or the circular opening in a half-port, to
prevent water from entering when the vessel pitches.
Blind buckler (Naut.), a solid buckler.
Buckler mustard (Bot.), a genus of plants (Biscutella)
with small bright yellow flowers. The seed vessel on
bursting resembles two bucklers or shields.
Buckler thorn, a plant with seed vessels shaped like a
buckler. See Christ's thorn.
Riding buckler (Naut.), a buckler with a hole for the
passage of a cable.