from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A swashbuckler; a bully; a roisterer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A swashbuckler; a bully; a roisterer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A swash-buckler.


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  • I also want to rid myself of that swingebuckler flavour.

    Ayala's Angel

  • The chimes must be heard at midnight, let a young man be ever so well given to the proprieties, and he must have just a touch of the swingebuckler about him, or he will seem to himself to be deficient in virility.

    Ayala's Angel

  • "It's well enough for swingebuckler captains, Low Country fire-eaters, to talk of holding out againt a Spanish man-of-war with twice our number of fighting men, and enough ordnance to batter the town out of existence.

    To Have and to Hold


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  • Mildly disappointingly, this is apparently just an alternative to swashbuckler.

    January 10, 2009