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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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So, why aren't we talking more about winning with buck slots?
Oh, I am sure there are still many deer hunters who get as much satisfaction in harvesting a doe as they do in a nice buck. In fact, from a herd management standpoint, taking the doe is more important than taking a young buck.
After the season ends, we conclude with something like this: "That buck must have moved out of the area onto the neighbor's property.
WITH A full hour of daylight left, I could hear the buck grunting as he chased does through the dry leaves in the thicket.
During the 2017-18 hunting season, New York hunters harvested an estimated 203,427 deer, including 95,623 antlerless deer and 107,804 antlered bucks. The buck harvest was nearly identical to the 2016 take, while the antlerless deer total dropped an estimated five percent.
Buck Knives reached a major milestone in December 2017, surpassing the production of 1.5 million knives in its Post Falls, Idaho, facility.
Attorneys for Texas death row inmate Duane Buck - a black man whose sentencing trial included testimony claiming he was more likely to be a future danger because of his race - will try to convince the U.S.
As summer turned to autumn I realized that I didn't know any nearby Nigerian Dwarf owners and there was not a buck in sight.
Henri Poulat Big Buck's 8yo bbr g Cadoudal-Buck's, by Le Glorieux IF BIG BUCK'S carries on his winning ways in today's BGC Partners Liverpool Hurdle, congratulations and praise will inevitably surround his connections.
Understanding and anticipating evolving behaviors will allow you to tailor your hunting strategy and stay one step ahead of a big buck. However, if you only know one step--the "proven method" or "what always worked in the past"--you're really limiting your potential.
Hilary Spurling's recently published book "Pearl Buck in China" has been reviewed by The New York Times and The Christian Science Monitor.
3 : to go against : oppose <We decided to buck the trend and wear ties.>