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A buckle (clasp for fastening).

English

Etymology

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
buckle

Plural
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  1. (countable) A clasp used for fastening two things together, such as the ends of a belt, or for retaining the end of a strap.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The brisure of an eighth daughter.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to buckle

Third person singular
buckles

Simple past
buckled

Past participle
-

Present participle
buckling

to buckle (third-person singular simple present buckles, present participle buckling, simple past and past participle buckled)
  1. (transitive) To fasten using a buckle.
  2. (intransitive) To distort or collapse under physical pressure; especially, of a slender structure in compression.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To give in; to react suddenly or adversely to stress or pressure (of a person).
    It is amazing that he has never buckled after so many years of doing such urgent work.

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