I. biographical name
James 1791-1868 American politician & diplomat; 15th president of the United States (1857-61)
II. biographical name
James McGill 1919- American economist
or Romanian Bucureşti
city capital of Romania population 2,036,894
village central Germany NW of Weimar; site of Nazi concentration camp during World War II
Frank Nathan Daniel 1878-1961 American evangelist
Eduard 1860-1917 German chemist
Pearl 1892-1973 née Sydenstricker American novelist
Etymology: Middle English, from Old English bucca stag, he-goat; akin to Old High German boc he-goat, Middle Irish bocc
Date: before 12th century
1. or ...
nervous excitement of an inexperienced hunter at the sight of game
a person who habitually passes the buck
• buck-passing noun
Etymology: Buck Rogers, hero of a science-fiction comic strip created by Phil Nowlan
marked by futuristic and high-tech qualities ; suggestive of science ...
to become encouraged ; brace up
1. improve, smarten
2. to raise the morale of
a solo tap dance with sharp foot accents, springs, leg flings, and heel clicks
(plural -aroos; also -eroos)
Etymology: probably by folk etymology from Spanish vaquero, from vaca cow, from Latin vacca — more at vaccine
a perennial herbaceous plant (Menyanthes trifoliata of the family Menyanthaceae) growing in bogs and having racemes of white or pinkish flowers
Etymology: obsolete English buck body of a wagon + English board
a four-wheeled vehicle with a floor made of long springy boards
Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French buket, from Old English būc pitcher, belly; akin to Old High German būh belly
Date: 13th century
1. a typically ...
a chain of persons acting to put out a fire by passing buckets of water from hand to hand
a low separate seat for one person (as in an automobile or an airplane)
1. a saloon in which liquor was formerly sold from or dispensed in open containers (as buckets or pitchers)
a. a gambling establishment that formerly ...
(plural bucketfuls or bucketsful)
Date: circa 1563
as much as a bucket will hold; broadly a large quantity
1. any of various shrubs or trees (genus Aesculus) of the horse-chestnut family; also the large nutlike seed of such a shrub or tree
2. capitalized a native ...
1st & 2d Dukes of — see Villiers
or Buckingham or Bucks
county SE central England capital Aylesbury area 753 square miles (1950 square kilometers), population 651,700
Etymology: Middle English bocle, from Anglo-French, boss of a shield, buckle, from Latin buccula, diminutive of bucca cheek
Date: 14th century
1. a fastening for two ...
to fasten one's seat belt