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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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As with most of the tips in this list, they work best if the buck is standing on level ground and has his head in a normal upright, straight on position.
Nevertheless, if the main beam appears to be within two to three inches of the nose, you can bet the buck has main beams that surpass twenty-four inches.
The bucks get educated quickly when younger, and the daylight active bucks simply get shot when young.
Like he had predicted, the buck never showed his face, and it was evident that the buck was calling another area home during the summer and early fall.
The Buck Growl is a unique and exciting new call developed by the Drury brothers.
With the buck drawing ever nearer, he finally discovered an opening only 8-10 inches across out at 25 yards.
You don't want to take risks when the potential reward (seeing the buck in daylight) is low.
On that day, he was following a gaggle of does that spotted, but largely ignored the decoys, then led the buck away before I could get a clear shot.
Taking note of the wind direction and assuming the buck would try to sneak out with the wind in his nose, 10 minutes later I was covering a deer trail on the opposite side of the small patch of cover.