buckle (v.)
grapple, engage, fight at close quarters
1H6 I.ii.95[Charles to Pucelle] In single combat thou shalt buckle with me [with bawdy pun]
1H6 IV.iv.5[Somerset to Captain] All our general force / Might with a sally of the very town / Be buckled with [i.e. just the town could keep our whole force occupied]
1H6 V.iii.28[Pucelle alone] My ancient incantations are too weak, / And hell too strong for me to buckle with
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