from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large spiral marine shell, esp. the common whelk. See buccinum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Scotch name for marine univalve shells in general, as whelks, etc.: especially applied to the red whelk, Chrysodomus antiquus, also called the roaring buckie, from the sound heard when it is held to the ear.
- n. A perverse, refractory person; a mischievous madcap.
- n. Same as buckie, 2.
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