a county in S England. 294 sq. mi. (761 sq. km).
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a county in SE central England, containing the Vale of Aylesbury and parts of the Chiltern Hills: the geographic and ceremonial county includes Milton Keynes, which became an independent unitary authority in 1997. Administrative centre: Aylesbury. Pop (excluding Milton Keynes): 478 000 (2003 est). Area (excluding Milton Keynes): 1568 sq km (605 sq miles) Bucks
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(of a horse) to buck. Historical Examples The Red One Jack London The Sweep Winner Nat Gould The Sweep Winner Nat Gould noun (Austral) a competitive event for buckjumpers in a rodeo
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a clasp consisting of a rectangular or curved rim with one or more movable tongues, fixed to one end of a belt or strap, used for fastening to the other end of the same strap or to another strap. any similar contrivance used for such purposes. an ornament of metal, beads, etc., of similar appearance. […]