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buckjump

[buhk-juhmp] /ˈbʌkˌdʒʌmp/
verb (used without object)
1.
(of a horse) to buck.
Origin of buckjump
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; buck2 + jump
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  • "Tell me about this buckjumping show Bigs mentioned," said Jerry.

    The Sweep Winner Nat Gould
  • I won medals at buckjumping in Australia, and I held more than several swimming records from the quarter of a mile up.

    The Red One Jack London
  • You mean have a real genuine show of buckjumping, and riding, in Sydney, and other places?

    The Sweep Winner Nat Gould
British Dictionary definitions for buckjumping

buckjumping

/ˈbʌkˌdʒʌmpɪŋ/
noun
1.
(Austral) a competitive event for buckjumpers in a rodeo
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