buckler

Definitions of buckler
  1. noun
    armor carried on the arm to intercept blows
    synonyms: shield
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    types:
    escutcheon, scutcheon
    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
    type of:
    armor, armour
    protective covering made of metal and used in combat
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