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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Buck \Buck\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bucked (b[u^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Bucking.] [OE. bouken; akin to LG. b["u]ken, Dan. byge, Sw. byka, G. bauchen, beuchen; cf. OF. buer. Cf. the preceding noun.] 1. To soak, steep, or boil, in lye or suds; -- a process in bleaching. [1913 Webster] 2. To wash (clothes) in lye or suds, or, in later usage, by beating them on stones in running water. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mining) To break up or pulverize, as ores. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bucking \Buck"ing\, n. 1. The act or process of soaking or boiling cloth in an alkaline liquid in the operation of bleaching; also, the liquid used. --Tomlinson. [1913 Webster] 2. A washing. [1913 Webster] 3. The process of breaking up or pulverizing ores. [1913 Webster] Bucking iron (Mining), a broad-faced hammer, used in bucking or breaking up ores. Bucking kier (Manuf.), a large circular boiler, or kier, used in bleaching. Bucking stool, a washing block. [1913 Webster]




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