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 Buc’hanites (3 syl.).Buck-basket. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Buck.
 
A dandy. (See below.)   1
        “A most tremendous buck he was, as he sat there serene, in state, driving his greys.”—Thackeray: Vanity Fair, chap. vi.
 


 Buc’hanites (3 syl.).Buck-basket. 

 
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