buckler

  • 1 Buckler — Buc kler, n. [OE. bocler, OF. bocler, F. bouclier, a shield with a boss, from OF. bocle, boucle, boss. See {Buckle}, n.] 1. A kind of shield, of various shapes and sizes, worn on one of the arms (usually the left) for protecting the front of the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Buckler — bezeichnet: einen Schild, siehe Buckler (Faustschild) eine Person, die vor anderen Personen einen Buckel macht (also sich verbeugt) und sich dadurch als sehr unterwürfig oder untertänig gibt. eine Person, die durch körperliche Arbeit (im Sinn von …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 Buckler — Buc kler, v. t. To shield; to defend. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Can Oxford, that did ever fence the right, Now buckler falsehood with a pedigree? Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Bückler — Bückler, Johannes, gewöhnlich Schinderhannes, geb. 1779 zu Unstädten in der Grafschaft Katzenellnbogen, zeigte schon früh Neigung zum Stehlen u. trat herangewachsen in die Dienste des Scharfrichters zu Bärenbach. Nach Begehung eines… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 5 Bückler — Bückler, Johann, genannt Schinderhannes, Räuber, geb. 1777 zu Nastädten in der Grafschaft Katzenellnbogen, war um 1796 Scharfrichtergehilfe in Sobernheim, wurde wegen eines Vergehens in Kirn gestäupt und ging nun unter die Räuber. Mit seiner… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 6 Bückler — Bückler, Joh., s. Schinderhannes …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 7 Bückler — Bückler, Johann, Schinderhannes, sehr populärer Räuberhauptmann, geb. 1779 im hess. Dorfe Unstädten, später im Dienste des Scharfrichters von Bärenbach, verübte zuerst Viehdiebstähle, gesellte sich sodann zu einer Diebsbande, später zum schwarzen …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 8 buckler — index protection, shield Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 buckler — small, round shield used to ward off blows, c.1300, from O.Fr. boucler (12c., Mod.Fr. bouclier), from L. *buccularius (adj.) having a boss, from buccula (see BUCKLE (Cf. buckle) (v.)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 buckler — [buk′lər] n. [ME bokeler < OFr bocler: see BUCKLE1] 1. a small, round shield held by a handle or worn on the arm 2. any protection or defense vt. to protect by shielding; defend …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Bückler — Johannes Bückler, Gemälde von K. H. Ernst (1803) Johannes Bückler (frz. Jean Buckler; genannt Schinderhannes; * Herbst 1779 in Miehlen oder Weidenbach bei Nastätten im Taunus[1]; † 21. November 1803 in Mainz) war ein deut …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 12 Buckler — Externalimage align=right width=300px http://www.armourarchive.org/patterns/buckler sinric/images/buckler back.jpgBuckler] (small version, 15th Century Style) [http://www.armourarchive.org/patterns/buckler sinric/]… …

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  • 13 buckler — noun /bʌklə/ a) A kind of shield, of various shapes and sizes, worn on one of the arms (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 …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 Buckler — This unusual and long established surname is of early medieval English origin, and is from a metonymic occupational name for a maker and/or seller of buckles. The name derives from the Middle English (1200 1500) word bokel , buckle, from the Old… …

    Surnames reference

  • 15 Buckler — A small round shield carried by infantry troops. Related terms: Armor A small round shield (9 18 in diameter) gripped in the hand with either a single handle, or two enarmes. The name buckler is a corruption of the Old French word bocler meaning… …

    Medieval glossary

  • 16 buckler — I. noun Etymology: Middle English bocler, from Anglo French bucler, from bocle Date: 13th century 1. a. a small round shield held by a handle at arm s length b. a shield worn on the left arm 2. one that shields and protects II. transitive verb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 Buckler —    1) A portable shield (2 Sam. 22:31; 1 Chr. 5:18).    2) A shield surrounding the person; the targe or round form; used once figuratively (Ps. 91:4).    3) A large shield protecting the whole body (Ps. 35:2; Ezek. 23:24; 26:8).    4) A lance or …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 18 buckler — n. 1 hist. a small round shield held by a handle. 2 Bot. any of several ferns of the genus Dryopteris, having buckler shaped indusia. Also called shield fern. Etymology: ME f. OF bocler lit. having a boss f. boucle BOSS(2) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 buckler — 1) bony shield, scute, modified scales associated with unpaired fins with a presumed hydrodynamic function 2) a circular piece of wood used with a lever to press dried and salted fish into barrels or casks …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 20 buckler — /buk leuhr/, 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; support; defend. [1250 1300; ME bokeler < AF, MF bocler, equiv. to bocle …

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