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white buck

[buhks] /bʌks/
a casual oxford shoe made of white buckskin. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The white buck kept on his way, and soon disappeared from their sight.

    Frank in the Woods

    Harry Castlemon
  • The varmint may have chawed him up too, as well as the white buck.

    Frank in the Woods

    Harry Castlemon
  • I must have at least three panther-skins to make up for the killing of the white buck.

    Frank in the Woods

    Harry Castlemon
  • At all events, he determined to make an attempt to capture the white buck—which would make a valuable addition to his museum.

    Frank in the Woods

    Harry Castlemon
  • Then there was the white buck, which the boys had rescued from the wolves only to have him killed by a panther.

    Frank Before Vicksburg Harry Castlemon
  • Burdet had, among the deer in his park at Arrow, a white buck, of which he was exceedingly proud.

    The Wars of the Roses John G. Edgar
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white shoe

white shoe

adjective phrase

(also white-shoe) Having the attitudes, appearance, etc, of the Ivy League: Do I look white shoe?/ a Harvard-educated bluestocking who practiced white-shoe corporate law

noun phrase

A typical Ivy League student

[1980s+; fr the white buckskin shoes that were part of that student's dress]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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