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buckjump

[buhk-juhmp]
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verb (used without object)
  1. (of a horse) to buck.
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Origin of buckjump

First recorded in 1840–50; buck2 + jump
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Examples from the Web for buckjumping

Historical Examples

  • "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?


British Dictionary definitions for buckjumping

buckjumping

noun
  1. Australian a competitive event for buckjumpers in a rodeo
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