buckler

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buck·ler

 (bŭk′lər)
n.
A small, round shield either carried or worn on the arm.

[Middle English bokeler, from Old French bouclier, from boucle, boss on a shield, from Latin buccula, diminutive of bucca, cheek.]

buckler

(ˈbʌklə)
n
1. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a small round shield worn on the forearm or held by a short handle
2. a means of protection; defence
vb
(tr) archaic to defend
[C13: from Old French bocler, from bocle shield boss; see buckle, boss2]

buck•ler

(ˈbʌk lər)
n.
1. a round shield held by a grip and sometimes having straps through which the arm is passed.
2. any means of defense; protection.
v.t.
3. to be a shield to; protect.
[1250–1300; Middle English bokeler < Anglo-French, Middle French bocler=bocle boss2 + -er -er2]

buckler


Past participle: bucklered
Gerund: bucklering

Imperative
buckler
buckler
Present
I buckler
you buckler
he/she/it bucklers
we buckler
you buckler
they buckler
Preterite
I bucklered
you bucklered
he/she/it bucklered
we bucklered
you bucklered
they bucklered
Present Continuous
I am bucklering
you are bucklering
he/she/it is bucklering
we are bucklering
you are bucklering
they are bucklering
Present Perfect
I have bucklered
you have bucklered
he/she/it has bucklered
we have bucklered
you have bucklered
they have bucklered
Past Continuous
I was bucklering
you were bucklering
he/she/it was bucklering
we were bucklering
you were bucklering
they were bucklering
Past Perfect
I had bucklered
you had bucklered
he/she/it had bucklered
we had bucklered
you had bucklered
they had bucklered
Future
I will buckler
you will buckler
he/she/it will buckler
we will buckler
you will buckler
they will buckler
Future Perfect
I will have bucklered
you will have bucklered
he/she/it will have bucklered
we will have bucklered
you will have bucklered
they will have bucklered
Future Continuous
I will be bucklering
you will be bucklering
he/she/it will be bucklering
we will be bucklering
you will be bucklering
they will be bucklering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bucklering
you have been bucklering
he/she/it has been bucklering
we have been bucklering
you have been bucklering
they have been bucklering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bucklering
you will have been bucklering
he/she/it will have been bucklering
we will have been bucklering
you will have been bucklering
they will have been bucklering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bucklering
you had been bucklering
he/she/it had been bucklering
we had been bucklering
you had been bucklering
they had been bucklering
Conditional
I would buckler
you would buckler
he/she/it would buckler
we would buckler
you would buckler
they would buckler
Past Conditional
I would have bucklered
you would have bucklered
he/she/it would have bucklered
we would have bucklered
you would have bucklered
they would have bucklered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.buckler - armor carried on the arm to intercept blowsbuckler - armor carried on the arm to intercept blows
armor, armour - protective covering made of metal and used in combat
scutcheon, escutcheon - a shield; especially one displaying a coat of arms
pavis, pavise - (Middle Ages) a large heavy oblong shield protecting the whole body; originally carried but sometimes set up in permanent position