from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being a buck; foppery.


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  • "Well, years rolled by; the sons of mothers whose hearts had been won by the irresistible buckism of Shawn Duffy's boots, grew to maturity, and, in their turn, furbished up 'the wife-catchers,' when intent upon invading the affections of other rustic fair ones.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, August 7, 1841


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