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buckler is pronounced in two syllables
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meanings of buckler
One of the large, bony, external plates found on many ganoid fishes.
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.
A shield resembling the Roman scutum. In modern usage, a smaller variety of shield is usually implied by this term.
One who buckles something.
A kind of shield, of various shapes and sizes, held with a hand (usually the left) for protecting the front of the body. 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.
The anterior segment of the shell of a trilobites.
To shield; to defend.
buckler frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word buckler occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
topics buckler can be related to
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