(Austral) a party for men only, esp one held for a man before he is married Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) stag night, stag party
any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Aesculus, as A. glabra (Ohio buckeye) having palmate leaves, gray, scaly bark, and bell-shaped greenish-yellow flowers in upright clusters: the state tree of Ohio. the brown nut of any of these trees. (initial capital letter) a native or inhabitant of Ohio (used as a nickname). a […]
Western U.S. a cowboy, especially a broncobuster. Older Slang. fellow; guy. Historical Examples The Dude Wrangler Caroline Lockhart noun (pl) -roos (Southwestern US) a cowboy n.
noun a marsh plant, Menyanthes trifoliata, with white or pink flowers: family Menyanthaceae Also called bogbean Historical Examples Lachesis Lapponica Carl von Linn Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley Country Walks of a Naturalist with His Children W. Houghton
happy; elated. (of a saddle or pack animal) to leap with arched back and come down with head low and forelegs stiff, in order to dislodge a rider or pack. Informal. to resist or oppose obstinately; object strongly: The mayor bucked at the school board’s suggestion. (of a vehicle, motor, or the like) to operate […]
noun (in Ireland) a poor young man who aspires to the habits and dress of the wealthy