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  9  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sawhorse  \Saw"horse`\,  n. 
  A  kind  of  rack,  shaped  like  a  double  St  Andrew's  cross,  on 
  which  sticks  of  wood  are  laid  for  sawing  by  hand;  --  called 
  also  {buck},  and  {sawbuck}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buck  \Buck\,  n. 
  A  frame  on  which  firewood  is  sawed;  a  sawhorse;  a  sawbuck. 
 
  {Buck  saw},  a  saw  set  in  a  frame  and  used  for  sawing  wood  on 
  a  sawhorse. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buck  \Buck\,  n.  [See  {Beech},  n.] 
  The  beech  tree.  [Scot.] 
 
  {Buck  mast},  the  mast  or  fruit  of  the  beech  tree.  --Johnson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buck  \Buck\  (b[u^]k),  n.  [Akin  to  LG  b["u]ke,  Dan.  byg,  Sw 
  byk,  G.  bauche:  cf  It  bucato  Prov.  Sp  bugada,  F. 
  bu['e]e.] 
  1.  Lye  or  suds  in  which  cloth  is  soaked  in  the  operation  of 
  bleaching,  or  in  which  clothes  are  washed. 
 
  2.  The  cloth  or  clothes  soaked  or  washed.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buck  \Buck\  (b[u^]k),  v.  i. 
  1.  To  copulate,  as  bucks  and  does 
 
  2.  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buck  \Buck\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bucked}  (b[u^]kt);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Bucking}.]  [OE.  bouken;  akin  to  LG  b["u]ken,  Dan. 
  byge,  Sw  byka  G.  bauchen  beuchen;  cf  OF  buer.  Cf  the 
  preceding  noun.] 
  1.  To  soak,  steep,  or  boil,  in  lye  or  suds;  --  a  process  in 
  bleaching. 
 
  2.  To  wash  (clothes)  in  lye  or  suds,  or  in  later  usage,  by 
  beating  them  on  stones  in  running  water. 
 
  3.  (Mining)  To  break  up  or  pulverize,  as  ores. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buck  \Buck\,  v.  t. 
  1.  (Mil.)  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. 
 
  2.  To  throw  by  bucking.  See  {Buck},  v.  i.,  2. 
 
  The  brute  that  he  was  riding  had  nearly  bucked  him 
  out  of  the  saddle.  --W.  E. 
  Norris. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buck  \Buck\,  n.  [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?za,  Skr.  bukka.  [root]256.  Cf  {Butcher},  n.] 
  1.  The  male  of  deer,  especially  fallow  deer  and  antelopes,  or 
  of  goats,  sheep,  hares,  and  rabbits. 
 
  Note:  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. 
 
  2.  A  gay,  dashing  young  fellow;  a  fop;  a  dandy. 
 
  The  leading  bucks  of  the  day  --Thackeray. 
 
  3.  A  male  Indian  or  negro.  [Colloq.  U.S.] 
 
  Note:  The  word  buck  is  much  used  in  composition  for  the  names 
  of  antelopes;  as  bush  buck,  spring  buck. 
 
  {Blue  buck}.  See  under  {Blue}. 
 
  {Water  buck},  a  South  African  variety  of  antelope  ({Kobus 
  ellipsiprymnus}).  See  Illust.  of  {Antelope}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  buck 
  adj  1:  (of  upper  front  teeth)  projecting  outward;  "buck  teeth" 
  [syn:  {buck(a)},  {bucked(a)}] 
  2:  of  the  lowest  rank  in  a  category;  "a  buck  private" 
  n  1:  a  gymnastic  horse  without  pommels  and  with  one  end 
  elongated;  used  lengthwise  for  vaulting  [syn:  {vaulting 
  horse},  {long  horse}] 
  2:  (United  States)  a  piece  of  paper  money  worth  one  dollar 
  [syn:  {dollar},  {dollar  bill},  {one  dollar  bill},  {clam}] 
  3:  a  framework  for  holding  wood  that  is  being  sawed  [syn:  {sawhorse}, 
  {horse},  {sawbuck}] 
  4:  mature  male  of  various  mammals  (especially  deer  or  antelope) 
  v  1:  to  strive  with  determination;  "John  is  bucking  for  a 
  promotion." 
  2:  resist;  "buck  the  trend"  [syn:  {go  against}] 
  3:  move  quickly  and  violently;  "The  car  tore  down  the  street"; 
  "He  came  charging  into  my  office"  [syn:  {tear},  {shoot},  {shoot 
  down},  {charge}] 
  4:  jump  vertically,  with  legs  stiff  and  back  arched,  as  of 
  horses  [syn:  {jerk},  {hitch}] 




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