Found 3 items, similar to Buck.
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English → English
adj : of the lowest rank in a category; “a buck private”
n 1: a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end
elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting [syn: vaulting horse
, long horse
2: a piece of paper money worth one dollar [syn: dollar
, dollar bill
, one dollar bill
3: United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as
a missionary in China (1892-1973) [syn: Pearl Buck
, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck
4: a framework for holding wood that is being sawed [syn: sawhorse
5: mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
v 1: to strive with determination; “John is bucking for a
2: resist; “buck the trend”
[syn: go against
3: move quickly and violently; “The car tore down the street”
“He came charging into my office”
, shoot down
4: jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; “the yung
English → English
, v. t.
1. (Mil.) To subject to a mode of punishment which consists
in tying the wrists together, passing the arms over the
bent knees, and putting a stick across the arms and in the
angle formed by the knees.
2. To throw by bucking. See Buck
, v. i., 2.
The brute that he was riding had nearly bucked him
out of the saddle. --W. E.
A frame on which firewood is sawed; a sawhorse; a sawbuck.
, a saw set in a frame and used for sawing wood on
(b[u^]k), n. [OE. buk, bucke, AS. bucca, bua,
he-goat; akin to D. bok, OHG. pocch, G. bock, Ir. boc, W.
bwch, Corn. byk; cf. Zend b[=u]za, Skr. bukka. [root]256. Cf.
1. The male of deer, especially fallow deer and antelopes, or
of goats, sheep, hares, and rabbits.
Note: A male fallow deer is called a fawn in his first year;
a pricket in his second; a sorel in his third; a sore
in his fourth; a buck of the first head in his fifth;
and a great buck in his sixth. The female of the fallow
deer is termed a doe. The male of the red deer is
termed a stag or hart and not a buck, and the female is
called a hind. --Brande & C.
2. A gay, dashing young fellow; a fop; a dandy.
The leading bucks of the day. --Thackeray.
3. A male Indian or negro. [Colloq. U.S.]
Note: The word buck is much used in composition for the names
of antelopes; as, bush buck, spring buck.
. See under Blue
, a South African variety of antelope (Kobus ellipsiprymnus
). See Illust. of Antelope
(b[u^]k), n. [Akin to LG. b["u]ke, Dan. byg, Sw.
byk, G. bauche: cf. It. bucato, Prov. Sp. bugada, F.
1. Lye or suds in which cloth is soaked in the operation of
bleaching, or in which clothes are washed.
2. The cloth or clothes soaked or washed. [Obs.] --Shak.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bucked
(b[u^]kt); p. pr. &
vb. n. Bucking
.] [OE. bouken; akin to LG. b["u]ken, Dan.
byge, Sw. byka, G. bauchen, beuchen; cf. OF. buer. Cf. the
1. To soak, steep, or boil, in lye or suds; -- a process in
2. To wash (clothes) in lye or suds, or, in later usage, by
beating them on stones in running water.
3. (Mining) To break up or pulverize, as ores.
(b[u^]k), v. i.
1. To copulate, as bucks and does.
2. To spring with quick plunging leaps, descending with the
fore legs rigid and the head held as low down as possible;
-- said of a vicious horse or mule.
, n. [See Beech
The beech tree. [Scot.]
, the mast or fruit of the beech tree. --Johnson.