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Definition of Buck
BuckBuck Buck, n.
A frame on which firewood is sawed; a sawhorse; a sawbuck.
Buck saw, a saw set in a frame and used for sawing wood on
a sawhorse. BuckBuck Buck, n. [See Beech, n.]
The beech tree. [Scot.]
Buck mast, the mast or fruit of the beech tree. --Johnson.
Buck Buck (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.
BuckBuck Buck, 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. BuckBuck Buck, 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.
Norris. BuckBuck Buck, 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?za, Skr. bukka. [root]256. Cf. Butcher, n.]
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.
Blue buck. See under Blue.
Water buck, a South African variety of antelope (Kobus
ellipsiprymnus). See Illust. of Antelope.
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