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  2  definitions  found 
 
  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]: 
 
  Bucking  \Buck"ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  or  process  of  soaking  or  boiling  cloth  in  an 
  alkaline  liquid  in  the  operation  of  bleaching;  also  the 
  liquid  used  --Tomlinson. 
 
  2.  A  washing. 
 
  3.  The  process  of  breaking  up  or  pulverizing  ores. 
 
  {Bucking  iron}  (Mining),  a  broad-faced  hammer,  used  in 
  bucking  or  breaking  up  ores. 
 
  {Bucking  kier}  (Manuf.),  a  large  circular  boiler,  or  kier, 
  used  in  bleaching. 
 
  {Bucking  stool},  a  washing  block. 




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