Definitions for "Buckler"
Keywords:  shield, infantry, boss, deflect, sword
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.
To shield; to defend.
A small round shield, in use from the 13th through 16th centuries, carried by infantry or used for sword-sparing practice as a target shield.
Keywords:  ganoid, hawse, bony, plate, circular
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.
The anterior segment of the shell of trilobites.
A portable cover secured over the deck opening of the hawsepipes and the chain pipes to restrict the flow of water through the openings.
15 gp--- 5 lb.