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Meaning of buck

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end
           elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting [syn: {vaulting
           horse}, {long horse}, {buck}]
      2: a piece of paper money worth one dollar [syn: {dollar},
         {dollar bill}, {one dollar bill}, {buck}, {clam}]
      3: United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as
         a missionary in China (1892-1973) [syn: {Buck}, {Pearl Buck},
         {Pearl Sydenstricker Buck}]
      4: a framework for holding wood that is being sawed [syn:
         {sawhorse}, {horse}, {sawbuck}, {buck}]
      5: mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
      v 1: to strive with determination; "John is bucking for a
      2: resist; "buck the trend" [syn: {buck}, {go against}]
      3: move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street";
         "He came charging into my office" [syn: {tear}, {shoot},
         {shoot down}, {charge}, {buck}]
      4: jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung
         filly bucked" [syn: {buck}, {jerk}, {hitch}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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