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What does Swashbuckler mean?

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Asked by jagdish, 02 Mar '08 07:17 pm
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a flamboyant adventurer or a daredevil
Answered by sumitha, 02 Mar '08 07:19 pm

 
  
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1 who clashes a sword on a buckler,hence a bully,a blusterer
Answered by Kookie sanyal, 02 Mar '08 07:24 pm

 
  
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Swashbuckler is a term that developed in the 16th century to describe rough, noisy and boastful swordsmen. It is based on a fighting style using a side-sword with a buckler in the off-hand, which was filled with much "swashing and making a noise on the buckler".
Today the term "swashbuckler" has changed, and refers to both a type of fictitious character and to a fiction genre, especially in the world of film
The word "swashbuckler," as applied to human beings, generally describes a fearless romantic archetype, a fictitious, adventurous, sword-wielding, male character who seeks to win the heart of a beautiful lady while rescuing society from the clutches of a dastardly villain. A classic swashbuckler exhibits exceptional courage and swordfighting skill, a strong sense of honor and justice, a chivalric romantic sense, and the capacity for wit, style, and resourcefulness under pressure. Such characters include the Three Musketeers, the Scarlet Pimpern ...more
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 02 Mar '08 07:20 pm

 
  
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Its a dramatic or literary work dealing with a swashbuckler who is a flamboyant swordsman or adventurer.
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 02 Mar '08 07:45 pm

 
  
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Swashbucklers were swordsmen from the 16th century. They were noisy, colorful and boastful. The word Swashbuckler is derived from their style. Swash, means to swagger or bluster, and buckler was a small shield they used for defense.
Answered by Zeus, 02 Mar '08 07:24 pm

 
  
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