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Buck

(bŭk),
Gordon, U.S. surgeon, 1807-1877. See: Buck extension, Buck fascia, Buck traction.

buck

Regional drug slang
To shoot someone in the head.

buck

1. adult male goat. Unlikely to be kept for any purpose other than an active breeding life, and then only at a distance.
2. breeding male of most small, wild ruminant species, including roe, fallow, muntjac and Chinese water deer. In larger deer species is called bull.
3. the violent actions performed by a horse attempting to dislodge a rider. In rodeo contests steers and bulls may also be engaged in riding-bucking contests with human riders.
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She said: "We believe the main motivation for the deal is financial, with Mr Ashley trying to make a quick buck out of the deal.
This is the price of fame - sad people will make up silly stories for a quick buck.
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BSES urges its customers to guard against unscrupulous elements out to make a quick buck in a clandestine manner and tarnish the company's image," an official said.
Hire firms blame a shortage of vehicles but many will be out to simply make a quick buck after a poor summer last year when many people stayed at home.
The big question now is whether all the newcomers in Britain's coastal towns stay put, or sell to make a quick buck.
Battlefields are places of death, and not entertainment, and they are not a way for the enterprising English tourist operator, as most are in Wales, to make a quick buck out of a nation's suffering.
FINANCIAL planners claim young people should invest in stocks and shares to feather their retirement nest egg - but not if they're chasing a quick buck.
Many captured illegal immigrants bear chemical burns, he said, a telltale sign of making some meth to make a quick buck before crossing.
The work offers a quick buck, and the exposure can lead to other types of work.