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Overview of noun buck

The noun buck has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) vaulting horse, long horse, buck

(a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting)

2. dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck, clam

(a piece of paper money worth one dollar)

3. Buck, Pearl Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

(United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973))

4. sawhorse, horse, sawbuck, buck

(a framework for holding wood that is being sawed)

5. buck

(mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope))


Overview of verb buck

The verb buck has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) buck

(to strive with determination; "John is bucking for a promotion")

2. (1) buck, go against

(resist; "buck the trend")

3. tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck

(move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office")

4. buck, jerk, hitch

(jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked")

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