buckle

All Noun Verb
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  • Info The buckle or clasp is a device used for fastening two loose ends, with one end attached to it and the other held by a catch in a secure but adjustable manner. more...
  • His master saw his buckles fall all to pieces on his feet. Cited from Miscellanies upon Various Subjects, J. Aubrey
  • If he was, why didn't his wife look after those buckles? Cited from Every Man for Himself, by Hopkins Moorhouse
  • It makes me buckle down and try to find the best music I can find.
  • He buckled down with a will and did his best, though it was all new and strange. Cited from The Call of the Wild, by Jack London
  • It so happened that he had not silver enough to make the buckles. Cited from A Sketch of the History of Oneonta, by Dudley M. Campbell
  • He showed no signs of buckling under physical work that would have killed him on his own world. Cited from The Sky Is Falling, by Lester del Rey
  • You can see by the gold buckles that he has a pair on at the present moment. Cited from Uncle Bernac, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The buckle does not appear to be mentioned in any of the other books.
  • He had played a little before, but now he really buckled to and got down to it. Cited from The Clicking of Cuthbert, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • We know we're going to have to buckle down and work.
  • Did a race ever buckle to its business in this world in more splendid style than our own? Cited from Continental Monthly, Vol IV, Issue VI, December 1863, by Various
  • "How I shall love this buckle, just because his hand gave it to you!" Cited from The Black Douglas, by S. R. Crockett
  • Jack caught up his sword, buckling on his belt as he went out. Cited from Vanished Arizona, by Martha Summerhayes
  • I expect you to buckle down when you get there and learn. Cited from Left End Edwards, by Ralph Henry Barbour
  • The person taking the shot positions him or herself around the belt buckle.
  • Distinctly he could remember her little feet with those silver buckles, quite different from any other feet. Cited from Once Aboard The Lugger, by A.S.M. Hutchinson
  • What if he buckled and showed yellow and the shame of it followed him? Cited from The Rangeland Avenger, by Max Brand
  • Work has been done to repair the second floor, which began buckling shortly after construction was completed.
  • And what he would do, Mr. Buckle supposed that he always had done. Cited from Short Studies on Great Subjects, by James Anthony Froude
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Meaning of buckle

  • noun Fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
  • verb Fasten with a buckle or buckles
  • verb Fold or collapse
    His knees buckled