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 Meanings and Examples of BUCKLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
buckle
 v.  fold or collapse; bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat
Classic Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  The buckle of his leather stock was under his left ear instead of at the nape of his neck.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—JAVERT SATISFIED
2  That he should have set the buckle of his stock awry, it was indispensable that there should have taken place in him one of those emotions which may be designated as internal earthquakes.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—JAVERT SATISFIED
3  Good, now I am pricking myself on the tongue of my buckle.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—WHICH TREATS OF THE MANNER OF ENTERING A CONVEN...
4  With this he wore knee-breeches and buckle shoes.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—LIKE MASTER, LIKE HOUSE
5  "He has undone the buckle," replied Montparnasse.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
6  The bag is full of treasures and of memories: a leather buckle, an ancient band-concert program, scraps of ribbon, lace, satin.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
7  Provoke him, and he will buckle to a shark.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
8  Carpenter, when he's through with that buckle, tell him to forge a pair of steel shoulder-blades; there's a pedlar aboard with a crushing pack.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 108. Ahab and the Carpenter.
9  He wore a sombrero hat, with a wide leather band and a bright buckle, and the ends of his moustache were twisted up stiffly, like little horns.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
10  "Just give me a help with this buckle, cabman," he said, kneeling over his task, and never turning his head.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
11  The great silver buckle of her belt seemed to depress the centre of her body, catching the light stuff of her white blouse like a clip.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In TWO GALLANTS
12  Rostov, his eyes avoiding Denisov, began buttoning his coat, buckled on his saber, and put on his cap.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV
13  The officers buttoned up their coats, buckled on their swords and pouches, and moved along the ranks shouting.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIV
14  Powdered footmen, in livery with buckled shoes and smart stockings, stood at every door anxiously noting visitors' every movement in order to offer their services.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III
15  Five minutes later, Denisov came into the hut, climbed with muddy boots on the bed, lit his pipe, furiously scattered his things about, took his leaded whip, buckled on his saber, and went out again.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XVI
Example Sentence:
1  With your examination only a few days ahead,it is time you began to buckle to.
2  The two ends buckle at the back.
3  He wore a belt with a large brass buckle.
4  The stubborn student finally began to buckle under.
5  He tried to buckle down to some work/study.
6  Then, to make sure the edges didn't buckle from the glue, I laid wax paper over it and put a weight on it.
7  Crews had completed half of the $2.46-billion bridge touted as the world's widest when the legs of the sole gantry crane buckled on Friday.