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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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A request was made for more exercise and the men were provided with the vaulting horse.
Bosses at the Hinckley and Rugby Building Society have donated pounds 200 to the Hinckley Gymnastics Club for a much-needed new vaulting horse at its training centre in Clarendon Park.
Lynwood Aida was originally bought as a vaulting horse, so we've been surprised at how well she has gone show-jumping,'' said Kathryn Jones, Fiona's mother.
An ESPO national framework to provide reliable and competent inspection and maintenance services for traditional school (balance benches, vaulting horses etc.
His gym-goers entered a large hall full of exercise equipment, such as dumbbells, vaulting horses, Indian clubs and a forty foot high piece of apparatus known as The Fort.
I enjoy going to local auctions and at the moment I'm buying lots of old school vaulting horses.
The grant money has allowed it to purchase a range of equipment including vaulting horses, beams and crash mats.
It provides a range of school equipment, including netballs and vaulting horses, chemicals and test tubes and kindergarten equipment.