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chained_bear commented on the word buckly
Also bucklish. Newfoundland English, said of ice, thin and liable to buckle or bend when stepped on; "rubber ice." Said of ice in a pond or a harbor that undulates when walked over. Usages: "The dancing was fine, and the galleries were nice / They were shaken by dancers, like buckly ice." (Evening Telegram, 1913)"The ice is bucklish, not right safe." From the Dictionary of Newfoundland English, 2nd ed., p. 71.
October 27, 2007