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bucker

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[ buhk-er ]
/ ˈbʌk ər /
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noun

a horse that bucks.
a person who bucks rivets.
a person employed to carry, shovel, lift, or load coal, farm produce, etc.

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Origin of bucker

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An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; buck2 + -er1

Definition for bucker (2 of 2)

bucker2
[ buhk-er ]
/ ˈbʌk ər /

noun Canadian.

(in lumbering) a person who saws felled trees into shorter, more easily hauled lengths.

Origin of bucker

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First recorded in 1905–10; buck3 in the sense “to cut or saw wood with a bucksaw” + -er1
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