The parties meet mind to mind, and a mutual trust is produced, which can buckler them against a million.
It followeth, “And in all things take the shield or buckler of faith.”
In any situation that smile would prove his shield and buckler.
It had stood as a barrier between them, her buckler, her sole defence against him.
For figures of the early stages see Plate 108; that of the caterpillar is after buckler.
This vote is the excuse of cowards, this vote is the buckler of dishonoured consciences.
Still, gentlemen, ye cannot live on both sides of a buckler.
And he swung his buckler forward and stretched his right hand to the sword.
Few iron helms they had and no ringed byrnies, but most had a buckler at their backs with no sign or symbol on it.
They thought not of Him as the source of their strength; they made not Him their shield and buckler.
"small, round shield used to ward off blows," c.1300, from Old French bocler "boss (of a shield), shield, buckler" (12c., Modern French bouclier), from Latin *buccularius (adj.) "having a boss," from buccula (see buckle (n.)).
(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 spear; improperly rendered "buckler" in the Authorized Version (1 Chr. 12:8), but correctly in the Revised Version "spear." The leather of shields required oiling (2 Sam. 1:21; Isa. 21:5), so as to prevent its being injured by moisture. Copper (= "brass") shields were also in use (1 Sam. 17:6; 1 Kings 14:27). Those spoken of in 1 Kings 10:16, etc.; 14:26, were probably of massive metal. The shields David had taken from his enemies were suspended in the temple as mementoes (2 Kings 11:10). (See ARMOUR ØT0000315, SHIELD.)