/ (ˈbʌkɪ) /
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a whelk or its shell
a lively or boisterous person, esp a youngster
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Word Origin for buckie
related to Latin buc (c) inum whelk, from buc (c) ina trumpet, horn
Words nearby buckie
Buckfast, buck fever, buck for, buckhorn, buckhound, buckie, Buckingham, Buckingham Palace, Buckinghamshire, buckish, buckjump
British Dictionary definitions for buckie (2 of 2)
/ (ˈbʌkɪ) /
informal short for Buckfast
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How to use buckie in a sentence
From the singing of an old woman in Buckie, Enzie, Banffshire.
The crab and lobster haunt in the crevices; and limpets, mussels, and the white buckie abound.Records of a Family of Engineers|Robert Louis Stevenson
Ye needna think he cares a buckie for you, ye tow-headed, crawlin' ferlie!Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City|S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
In various parts of Great Britain it is known as “buckie” and “mutlog.”
It relates to the public treachery of Weir; in proof of which, Buckie produces the packet containing the dispatches to the Lords.