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buck

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Noun, Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

buckn. [Akin to LG. bÜke, Dan. byg, Sw. byk, G. bauche: cf. It. bucato, Prov. Sp. bugada, F. buée.].
  •  Lye or suds in which cloth is soaked in the operation of bleaching, or in which clothes are washed.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The cloth or clothes soaked or washed.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
buckv. t. [OE. bouken; akin to LG. bÜken, Dan. byge, Sw. byka, G. bauchen, beuchen; cf. OF. buer. Cf. the preceding noun.].
  •  To soak, steep, or boil, in lye or suds; -- a process in bleaching.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To wash (clothes) in lye or suds, or, in later usage, by beating them on stones in running water.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To break up or pulverize, as ores.  [1913 Webster]
buckn. [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, Skr. bukka. √256. Cf. Butcher, n.].
  •  The male of deer, especially fallow deer and antelopes, or of goats, sheep, hares, and rabbits.  [1913 Webster]
    " 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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A gay, dashing young fellow; a fop; a dandy.  [1913 Webster]
    "The leading bucks of the day."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A male Indian or negro.  [1913 Webster]
    " The word buck is much used in composition for the names of antelopes; as, bush buck, spring buck."  [1913 Webster]
Blue buck. See under Blue. -- Water buck, a South African variety of antelope (Kobus ellipsiprymnus). See Illust. of Antelope.
buckv. i. 
  •  To copulate, as bucks and does.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
buckv. t. 
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To throw by bucking. See Buck, v. i., 2.  [1913 Webster]
    "The brute that he was riding had nearly bucked him out of the saddle."  [1913 Webster]
buckn. 
     A frame on which firewood is sawed; a sawhorse; a sawbuck.  [1913 Webster]
Buck saw, a saw set in a frame and used for sawing wood on a sawhorse.
buckn. [See Beech, n.].
     The beech tree.  [1913 Webster]
Buck mast, the mast or fruit of the beech tree. Johnson.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

buck, n. & v.
--n.
1 the male of various animals, esp. the deer, hare, or rabbit.
2 archaic a fashionable young man.
3 (attrib.) a sl. male (buck antelope). b US Mil. of the lowest rank (buck private).
--v.
1 intr. (of a horse) jump upwards with back arched and feet drawn together.
2 tr. a (usu. foll. by off) throw (a rider or burden) in this way. b US oppose, resist.
3 tr. & intr. (usu. foll. by up) colloq. a make or become more cheerful. b hurry.
4 tr. (as bucked adj.) colloq. encouraged, elated.

Idiom
buck fever US nervousness when called on to act. buck-horn horn of buck as a material for knife-handles etc. buck-hound a small kind of staghound. buck rarebit Welsh rarebit with a poached egg on top. buck-tooth an upper tooth that projects.
Derivative
bucker n.
buck, n. US etc. sl. a dollar.

Idiom
a fast buck easy money.
buck, n. sl. an article placed as a reminder before a player whose turn it is to deal at poker.

Idiom
pass the buck colloq. shift responsibility (to another).
buck, n.
1 US a saw-horse.
2 a vaulting-horse.

buck, n. the body of a cart.

buck, n. conversation; boastful talk.

Etymology
Hindi buk buk

THESAURUS

buck

Beau Brummel, Belgian hare, Cape elk, Highland fling, Virginia deer, and jump, antagonize, antelope, assault, battle, bear, bear upon, beat against, beat up against, billy, billy goat, bloke, blood, blunt, boar, bone, boodle, boost, bounce, bound, boy, brass, bray, bread, breast the wave, broad jump, bub, bubba, bubbly-jock, buck off, buckjump, bucks, bud, buddy, buffet, buffet the waves, bull, bulldoze, bullock, bump, bump against, bunny, bunt, butt, butt against, cabbage, camel, camelopard, capriole, caribou, chanticleer, chap, chips, clear, close with, clotheshorse, cock, cockerel, colt, combat, comminute, compete with, contend against, contest, contriturate, convey, cottontail, coxcomb, cram, crowd, crush, cub, curvet, dandy, deer, deerlet, demivolt, depose, deracinate, dig, dinero, dislodge, dismount, dispute, doe, doeling, dog, dough, drake, drive, dromedary, dude, duel, eland, elbow, elk, entire, entire horse, exquisite, fallow deer, fawn, fellow, ferry, fight, fight against, fish, fledgling, flying jump, force, frogskin, galliard, gander, gazelle, gee, gelandesprung, gelt, gent, gentleman, gilt, giraffe, gnu, goad, goat, gobbler, grand jete, grapple with, grease, green, green stuff, guy, hand, handspring, hare, hart, hartebeest, he, he-goat, high jump, hind, hippety-hop, hobbledehoy, hop, horse, hump, hurdle, hurtle, hustle, jab, jack, jackrabbit, jam, jete, jig, jog, joggle, join battle with, jolt, jostle, jump, jump over, jump shot, jump turn, jump-hop, jump-off, kaama, kale, kid, labor against, lad, laddie, lapin, lavolta, leap, leap over, leapfrog, leporide, leveret, long jump, lounge lizard, macaroni, manchild, master, mazuma, militate against, moolah, moose, mopus, morris, mountain goat, muchacho, mule deer, musk deer, nanny, nanny goat, negotiate, nudge, offer resistance, oil of palms, ointment, okapi, oof, ooftish, oppose, overjump, overleap, overskip, pack, peacock, pile drive, poke, pole vault, pounce, pounce on, pounce upon, powder, press, prod, punch, pup, puppy, push, rabbit, ram, ram down, rattle, reach, red deer, reindeer, reluct, reluctate, repel, rhino, rival, rocks, roe, roe deer, roebuck, rooster, root out, root up, run, run against, running broad jump, running high jump, saut de basque, sawbuck, sawhorse, schoolboy, shake, she-goat, shekels, shoot, shoulder, shove, simoleons, ski jump, skin, skip, smacker, sonny, sonny boy, spondulics, spring, springbok, stag, stallion, start, start aside, start up, steeplechase, steer, stem the tide, stot, stress, strive against, struggle against, stud, studhorse, sugar, take on, tamp, the needful, throw off, thrust, tin, tom, tom turkey, tomcat, top cow, top horse, tote, tour jete, transport, traverse, trestle, trestle and table, trestle board, trestle table, trestlework, trestling, triturate, tup, turkey gobbler, turkey-cock, unhorse, unplace, unsaddle, unseat, updive, upleap, uproot, upspring, vault, vie with, wampum, wether, whelp, wildebeest, withstand, workhorse, young man, youth

ROGET THESAURUS

buck

Cleanness

VB be clean, render clean, clean, cleanse, mundify, rinse, wring, flush, full, wipe, mop, sponge, scour, swab, scrub, brush up, wash, lave, launder, buck, absterge, deterge, decrassify, clear, purify, depurate, despumate, defecate, purge, expurgate, elutriate, lixiviate, edulcorate, clarify, refine, rack, filter, filtrate, drain, strain, disinfect, fumigate, ventilate, deodorize, whitewash, castrate, emasculate, sift, winnow, pick, weed, comb, rake, brush, sweep, rout out, clear out, sweep out, make a clean sweep of.

Fop

N fop, fine gentleman, swell, dandy, dandiprat, exquisite, coxcomb, beau, macaroni, blade, blood, buck, man about town, fast man, fribble, milliner, Jemmy Jessamy, carpet knight, masher, dude, fine lady, coquette, flirt, vamp.

Leap

N leap, jump, hop, spring, bound, vault, saltation, ance, caper, curvet, caracole, gambade, gambado, capriole, demivolt, buck, buck jump, hop skip and jump, falcade, kangaroo, jerboa, chamois, goat, frog, grasshopper, flea, buckjumper, wallaby, leaping, saltatory, frisky, on the light fantastic toe, di salto in salto.

VB leap, jump up, jump over the moon, hop, spring, bound, vault, ramp, cut capers, trip, skip, dance, caper, buck, buck jump, curvet, caracole, foot it, bob, bounce, flounce, start, frisk, jump about, trip it on the light fantastic toe, trip the light fantastic, dance oneself off one's legs, dance off one's shoes.

Animal

N animal, animal kingdom, fauna, brute creation, beast, brute, creature, critter, wight, created being, creeping thing, living thing, dumb animal, dumb creature, zoophyte, mammal, bird, reptile, amphibian, fish, crustacean, shellfish, mollusk, worm, insect, arthropod, microbe, microbe, animalcule, alligator, crocodile, saurian, dinosaur (extinct), snake, serpent, viper, eft, asp, aspick, frog, toad, trout, bass, tuna, muskelunge, sailfish, sardine, mackerel, ant, mosquito, bee, honeybee, tardigrade, spider, biped, quadruped, webfoot, flocks and herds, live stock, domestic animals, wild animals, game, ferae naturae, beasts of the field, fowls of the air, denizens of the sea, black game, black grouse, blackcock, duck, grouse, plover, rail, snipe, horse, cattle, kine, ox, bull, bullock, cow, milch cow, calf, heifer, shorthorn, sheep, lamb, lambkin, ewe, ram, tup, pig, swine, boar, hog, sow, steer, stot, tag, teg, bison, buffalo, yak, zebu, dog, cat, dog, hound, pup, puppy, whelp, cur, mongrel, house dog, watch dog, sheep dog, shepherd's dog, sporting dog, fancy dog, lap dog, toy dog, bull dog, badger dog, mastiff, blood hound, grey hound, stag hound, deer hound, fox hound, otter hound, harrier, beagle, spaniel, pointer, setter, retriever, Newfoundland, water dog, water spaniel, pug, poodle, turnspit, terrier, fox terrier, Skye terrier, Dandie Dinmont, collie, feline, puss, pussy, grimalkin, gib cat, tom cat, fox, Reynard, vixen, stag, deer, hart, buck, doe, roe, caribou, coyote, elk, moose, musk ox, sambar, bird, poultry, fowl, cock, hen, chicken, chanticleer, partlet, rooster, dunghill cock, barn door fowl, feathered tribes, feathered songster, singing bird, dicky bird, canary, warbler, finch, aberdevine, cushat, cygnet, ringdove, siskin, swan, wood pigeon, vermin, varmint, pest, animal, zoological equine, bovine, vaccine, canine, feline, fishy, piscatory, piscatorial, molluscous, vermicular, gallinaceous, rasorial, solidungulate, soliped.

Man

N man, male, he, him, manhood, gentleman, sir, master, sahib, yeoman, wight, swain, fellow, blade, beau, elf, chap, gaffer, good man, husband, Mr, mister, boy, cock, drake, gander, dog, boar, stag, hart, buck, horse, entire horse, stallion, gibcat, tomcat, he goat, Billy goat, ram, tup, bull, bullock, capon, ox, gelding, steer, stot, androgen, homosexual, gay, queen, male, he-, masculine, manly, virile, unwomanly, unfeminine, Pron, he, him, his, hominem pagina nostra sapit, homo homini aut deus aut lupus, homo vitae commodatus non donatus est.

Blackness

N blackness darkness, (want of light), swartliness, lividity, dark color, tone, color, chiaroscuro, nigrification, infuscation, jet, ink, ebony, coal pitch, soot, charcoal, sloe, smut, raven, crow, negro, blackamoor, man of color, nigger, darkie, Ethiop, black, buck, nigger, coon, sambo, lampblack, ivory black, blueblack, writing ink, printing ink, printer's ink, Indian ink, India ink, in mourning.


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