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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.
References in classic literature ?
Day and night the ship throbbed to the tireless pulse of the propeller, and though one day was very like another, it was apparent to Buck that the weather was steadily growing colder.
When I recently showed a friend a photo of a buck I'm hunting, his response was, "What are your chances of killing him?
Hearing oral arguments Wednesday in an appeal by Texas death row inmate Duane Buck, U.
Regardless of what area of the country you live in, you can easily set a goal to tag a buck one year older than the "average" buck for your area.
As summer turned to autumn I realized that I didn't know any nearby Nigerian Dwarf owners and there was not a buck in sight.
In 2009, Buck Knives announced a plan to manufacture its knives solely in the U.
Understanding and anticipating evolving behaviors will allow you to tailor your hunting strategy and stay one step ahead of a big buck.
Hilary Spurling's recently published book "Pearl Buck in China" has been reviewed by The New York Times and The Christian Science Monitor.
3 : to go against : oppose <We decided to buck the trend and wear ties.
The detailed and concise information provided include techniques for hunting the pre-rut buck, finding early season whitetail bucks, whitetail food and water rules, early season deer drives, hunting post-rut and late season bucks.
Buck Rogers, a man from the Twentieth Century, helps the war with military knowledge lost in the five hundred years that past while he was in suspended animation.