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The buckler on the shoulders is formed of five or six rows, each composed of large quadrangular pieces.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
In other places the rock was damasked like a Saracen buckler, or engraved like a Florentine vase.
It was for no lucre of gain I took you and your swash-buckler, your Don Diego yonder, under my poor roof.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
Here were poor innocent working men, and here was this bloodthirsty swash-buckler inciting their own brothers to slay them.
Well, one is a buckler against the other: I don't say with lovely Amy May,—with an honourable woman.
Arbaces raised his buckler, leaped down the staircase, and dashed into their midst.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
So loaded she stands like the Dresden Raphael, and there is no bearer of sword and buckler more erect.
CERES' RUNAWAYALICE MEYNELL
Stricken below the buckler, he felt his life-blood oozing down to wet its feathers, drop by drop.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
It was Katy's shield and buckler, warding off many a cold criticism which might otherwise have been passed upon her.
FAMILY PRIDEMARY J. HOLMES
The one carries a green buckler emblazoned with an argent lion, the other a red buckler emblazoned with a gold dolphin.

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