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buck

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1. 
a. the male of various animals including the goat, hare, kangaroo, rabbit, and reindeer
b. (as modifier): a buck antelope
2. South African an antelope or deer of either sex

buck

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1. US, Canadian, and Austral informal a dollar
2. South African informal a rand

buck

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1. Gymnastics a type of vaulting horse
2. US and Canadian a stand for timber during sawing

buck

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Poker a marker in the jackpot to remind the winner of some obligation when his turn comes to deal

Buck

Pearl S(ydenstricker). 1892--1973, US novelist, noted particularly for her novel of Chinese life The Good Earth (1931): Nobel prize for literature 1938

buck

[bək]
(building construction)
The frame into which the finished door fits.
(mining engineering)
To break up or pulverize ore samples.
A large quartz reef in which there is little or no accessory minerals such as gold. Also known as buck quartz; bull quartz.
(vertebrate zoology)
A male deer.

buck

1. A door buck.
2. A sawhorse.

Buck

after murder of his master, leads wolf pack. [Am. Lit.: The Call of the Wild]
See: Dogs

Buck

clever and temerarious dog perseveres in the Klondike. [Am. Lit.: Call of the Wild]
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But to sentence Buck to death, his jury had to agree unanimously that he presented a future danger.
Whether you live in one of the best big-buck states in America or a lightly regarded region with very few trophy bucks, this is a very reasonable challenge that will help you become a better deer hunter and develop a greater appreciation for what it means to be successful in the whitetail woods.
Even though the 6x6 hadn't showed up in daylight yet, Steve decided that since the conditions were perfect, he would take his 11-year-old daughter, Cassidy, to hunt a blind where the buck was living.
When a buck is with the does, often it is impossible to tell when a doe is in heat.
Most important, it has been our small way of helping reverse a growing trend to move jobs offshore, while America has too many jobless workers," Buck said.
This may induce a buck to sneak over and check out the competition before there is a real fear of getting whooped.
Pearl Buck was not only a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, she was the first American woman awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.
The researchers, Richard Axel of Columbia University and Linda Buck of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle, will share the nearly $1.
I think it's an overriding broad-based issue with first-generation families, period, regardless of their ethnicity," adds Carl Buck.
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What we are is a little bit of information technology wrapped around a whole bunch of marketing," says Darryl Buck, a well-known local entrepreneur and president of Community Power Points Corp.