Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Given to bucking; addicted to the practice of bucking: as, a bucking horse.
  • noun A vice peculiar to the horses of Mexico, Texas, and the western American plains, of Spanish descent, and to mules. See buck, verb
  • noun The act or process of steeping or soaking in lye or caustic soda, as in bleaching cotton thread, etc.
  • noun The act of breaking or pulverizing ore.
  • noun The act of copulating, as bucks and does.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of soaking or boiling cloth in an alkaline liquid in the operation of bleaching; also, the liquid used.
  • noun A washing.
  • noun The process of breaking up or pulverizing ores.
  • noun (Mining) a broad-faced hammer, used in bucking or breaking up ores.
  • noun (Manuf.) a large circular boiler, or kier, used in bleaching.
  • noun a washing block.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of buck.
  • noun The act or process of soaking or boiling cloth in an alkaline liquid in the operation of bleaching.
  • noun The liquid used in this process.
  • noun A washing.
  • noun The process of breaking up or pulverizing ores.
  • noun  : The act of kicking both hind legs upward (See buck).

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