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Sword-and-buckler, formerly the most common weapons of fencers, but supplanted, in the poet's time, by the rapier and dagger, and accounted fitting for the vulgar only; hence used with some contempt: “that same s. Prince of Wales,” H4A I, 3, 230.
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