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buk'-'-l (porpe): As a mark of favor Jonathan Maccabeus was presented by Alexander Balas with a buckle of gold (1 Maccabees 10:89), the wearing of which was restricted to the blood royal. The buckle was used for fastening the mantle or outer robe on the shoulder or chest.


Concerning Military Service.
... And yet Moses carried a rod, [316] and Aaron wore a buckle, [317] and John (Baptist)
is girt with leather [318] and Joshua the son of Nun leads a line of march ...
/.../tertullian/on idolatry/chapter xix concerning military service.htm

Petty Dishonesty.
... I had plenty of thread once, but Abraham has it now," or another should say, "I
have no buckle to my shoe, Abraham has taken of the spoil, and my shoe-buckle ...
/.../the village pulpit volume ii trinity to advent/xlvi petty dishonesty.htm

From the Death of Bishop Asbury to the Close of the General ...
... in the obscure parish where he had chosen to labor for the salvation of souls, and
obliged him, quite contrary to his pacific disposition, to buckle on the ...
/.../chapter 3 from the death.htm

Time Changes Nations' Dresses --And Fortunes.
... of the mantle extrinsically"itself too quadrangular"thrown back on either shoulder,
and meeting closely round the neck in the gripe of the buckle, used to ...
/.../tertullian/on the pallium/chapter i time changes nations dressesand.htm

Follies of the Greek Mythology.
... [2502] There is no apodosis in the Greek. [2503] Not, as the editors dispute, either
the tongue of the buckle with which he put out his eyes, nor the awl with ...
/.../justin/justins discourse to the greeks/chapter iii follies of the greek.htm

Hugh the Builder
... The old inhabitants (near two hundred, Mr. Buckle thinks, rather generously), were
still there up to Hugh's time, and if their church was like their houses the ...
/.../marson/hugh bishop of lincoln/chapter viii hugh the builder.htm

Book ix. On Jerusalem and Her Enemies
... The priest's garment is a deeper and more perfect teaching; in Exodus: and they
made a long priestly garment; under the buckle the work was made entirely of ...
/.../eucherius/the formulae of st eucherius of lyons/book ix on jerusalem and.htm

... Browne, Sir T., 'Religio Medici,' 1642. Buckle, HT, 'History of Civilisation in
England,' 1857. Bull, Bp., 'Life,' by R. Nelson (Burton), 1827. ...
/.../abbey/the english church in the eighteenth century/appendix.htm

... Wherefore, if God will bend and buckle the spirit of such a one, he must shoot an
arrow at him, a bearded arrow, such as may not be plucked out of the wound ...
//christianbookshelf.org/bunyan/the riches of bunyan/xi conversion.htm

Though Ye Know Him Not
... And so I repeat, if God is calling you, buckle on your sword, come to the fight,
and win your spurs among the cultured sons of India." Rev. T. Walker, India. ...
/.../wilson-carmichael/things as they are/chapter xxvii though ye know.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A device, usually of metal, consisting of a frame with one more movable tongues or catches, used for fastening things together, as parts of dress or harness, by means of a strap passing through the frame and pierced by the tongue.

2. (n.) A distortion bulge, bend, or kink, as in a saw blade or a plate of sheet metal.

3. (n.) A curl of hair, esp. a kind of crisp curl formerly worn; also, the state of being curled.

4. (n.) A contorted expression, as of the face.

5. (n.) To fasten or confine with a buckle or buckles; as, to buckle a harness.

6. (n.) To bend; to cause to kink, or to become distorted.

7. (n.) To prepare for action; to apply with vigor and earnestness; -- generally used reflexively.

8. (n.) To join in marriage.

9. (v. i.) To bend permanently; to become distorted; to bow; to curl; to kink.

10. (v. i.) To bend out of a true vertical plane, as a wall.

11. (v. i.) To yield; to give way; to cease opposing.

12. (v. i.) To enter upon some labor or contest; to join in close fight; to struggle; to contend.

... 4. (n.) A contorted expression, as of the face. 5. (n.) To fasten or confine
with a buckle or buckles; as, to buckle a harness. ...BUCKLE. ...
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Keeper (72 Occurrences)
... shot. (b) A ring serving to keep another ring on the finger. (c) A loop near
the buckle of a strap to receive the end of the strap. 6 ...
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Fastening (5 Occurrences)
... & vb. n.) of Fasten. 2. (n.) Anything that binds and makes fast, as a lock, catch,
bolt, bar, buckle, etc. Multi-Version Concordance Fastening (5 Occurrences). ...
/f/fastening.htm - 7k

Tongue (160 Occurrences)
... position or form. 13. (n.) A projection, or slender appendage or fixture;
as, the tongue of a buckle, or of a balance. 14. (n.) A ...
/t/tongue.htm - 42k

Buckled (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Buckle. Multi-Version Concordance
Buckled (1 Occurrence). Ephesians 6:14 Stand therefore ...
/b/buckled.htm - 6k

Buckets (4 Occurrences)

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