[buhk-shee, buhk-shee]Chiefly British Slang.
- a gift, gratuity, or small bribe.
- an extra ration or portion.
- free of charge; gratuitous.
Origin of buckshee
First recorded in 1915–20; variant of baksheesh
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- British slang without charge; free
Word Origin for buckshee
C20: from baksheesh
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