Middle English bokelerfrom Old French bouclierfromboucleboss on a shieldfrom Latin bucculadiminutive ofbuccacheek
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Buckler Sentence Examples
The ornaments and furniture were of the most costly kind; the king's bow and buckler were of gold; his very whip intertwined with gold; the queen had golden diadems, necklace and breast-jewels, and at her feet lay a golden vase.
Buckler) in 1910, and were continued actively for five seasons.
They carried double-edged swords and short daggers for use hand to hand, the steel of which was hardened b y being buried underground; their defensive armour was a light Gallic shield or a round wicker buckler, and greaves of felt round their legs.
The Republic was never, indeed, the "Buckler of Christendom."
buckler men were mixed in with the pikes, but never amounted to more than 5-10% of the pikes.