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buck general

noun phrase

A brigadier general

[1940s+ Army; modeled on buck private and buck sergeant, all three denoting a soldier of the lowest rank within the category]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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