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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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WOODEN HORSEAS adjutant, I was closely involved in handling the use of the wooden vaulting horse.
Following a clear out ahead of a move to multi-million pound new premises the school packed a container with items ranging from old computers to an old vaulting horse and church lecter n.
In the famous British war film of 1950, imprisoned servicemen escape from a Nazi camp through a tunnel whose entrance is hidden beneath a vaulting horse.
I hated sport, simply because I couldn't do anything at all that involved running, balancing or jumping over a vaulting horse.
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Later, after being forced to ditch his plane off the French coast, he became a PoW and was one of the men who used a wooden vaulting horse which concealed a tunnel via which two prisoners escaped and made it back to Britain.