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Definitions of buck

  1. To spring viciously from the ground, as a horse or mule; throw (a rider) by vicious plunges. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To wash (clothes) in lye or suds, or, in later usage, by beating them on stones in running water. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To break up or pulverize, as ores. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To throw by bucking. See Buck, v. i., 2. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To soak, steep, or boil, in lye or suds; - a process in bleaching. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To soak or steep in lye, a process in bleaching. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To copulate, as bucks and does. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To spring with a quick plunging leap; said of a horse. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. resist; "buck the trend" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. to strive with determination; "John is bucking for a promotion" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. To soak or wash in lye. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To wash or steep clothes in lye. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. a framework for holding wood that is being sawed Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. (United States) a piece of paper money worth one dollar Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. a piece of paper money worth one dollar Wordnet Dictionary DB
  20. jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. Lye or suds in which cloth is soaked in the operation of bleaching, or in which clothes are washed. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. The cloth or clothes soaked or washed. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. The male of deer, especially fallow deer and antelopes, or of goats, sheep, hares, and rabbits. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. A gay, dashing young fellow; a fop; a dandy. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. A frame on which firewood is sawed; a sawhorse; a sawbuck. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. A male Indian or negro. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. The male of the fallow deer, goat, rabbit, hare, etc.; a gay fellow; a male indian or negro. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  28. The male of the deer, goat, hare, and rabbit: a dashing young fellow. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  29. Lye in which clothes are bleached. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  30. Male of the deer, goat, rabbit, etc. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  31. The male of various animals, as of deer. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. A dashing fellow. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. The act of bucking. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. Lye in which clothes are soaked in bleaching, or in which they are washed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. The male of the fallow deer, rabbit, hare, &c.; a fop. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  36. Male of the deer, the goat, the rabbit, &c.; a dasihng young fellow. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  37. Lye or suds in which clothes are bleached or washed. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  38. of the lowest rank in a category; "a buck private" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for buck

  1. " You know, Mr Blachland, some of the people around here were becoming quite superstitious about that buck – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  2. " Buck in, buck in," he urged. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
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