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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.
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When are council departments (parks, highways, cleansing) going to have joined-up thinking, and not pass the buck? David Keigwin, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff
THE story on a man selling cars from the pavement in Fartown sums up today's official 'pass the buck' attitude.
JACK STRAW says criticisms of Baroness Scotland for employing an illegal immigrant cleaner are sexist, because if she was a man she'd probably have nothing to do with the hiring of domestic staff and so could pass the buck to someone else.
"It's ludicrous to pass the buck right down to county councillors, who don't have the budget to build an upgraded road network." She is also concerned about potential congestion caused on mid Wales roads by lorries transporting wind turbines..
The police, fiscals and crown office are all afraid to make a decision and are happy to just pass the buck to somebody else.
But last night the owners, Highfield Care, denied this, saying: "Social services seem to be trying to pass the buck here.
The chairman and manager are playing 'pass the buck' in the press.