Buckler definition

bŭklər
A small, round shield held by a handle or worn on the arm.
noun
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To protect by shielding; defend.
verb
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A small, round shield either carried or worn on the arm.
noun
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Any protection or defense.
noun
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A surname​.
pronoun
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
buckler
Plural:
bucklers

Origin of buckler

  • Middle English bokeler from Old French bouclier from boucle boss on a shield from Latin buccula diminutive of bucca cheek

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition