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bucket a cylindrical container, usu. carried by means of a semicircular handle; pail. [5 definitions]
bucket seat a single seat with a molded back, as in some cars and airplanes.
buckeye any of various deciduous trees and shrubs related to the horse chestnut. [2 definitions]
buck fever the nervous excitement felt by novice hunters when they first sight game.
buckhorn the horn of a buck deer, esp. used as a material for buttons, knife handles, or the like. [2 definitions]
Buckingham Palace the London residence of the British monarch.
buckle a fastener, usu. made of metal, that is used to join two ends, esp. as part of a belt. [9 definitions]
buckler a small round hand-held shield.
buckle up (informal) to fasten one's safety belt, as in a car or airplane.
buck-passer (informal) a person who tends to shift responsibility to somebody else.
buckram a stiff cotton fabric used esp. in the binding of books and in the lining of some clothes. [2 definitions]
bucksaw a saw with handles at either end, used for cutting wood.
buckshot large-sized lead pellets fired by a shotgun.
buckskin the hide of a deer, esp. a male deer. [4 definitions]
buckthorn any of various thorny trees or shrubs that bear small greenish flowers and purple berries. [2 definitions]
bucktooth a conspicuously projecting upper front tooth.
buck up (informal) to cause to recover one's morale or courage.
buckwheat any of several plants with edible seeds that are often made into flour. [2 definitions]
bucolic of or suggesting the countryside or a rustic style of life, esp. one that is quiet and pleasant. [2 definitions]
bud1 a swelling on a plant that can develop into new parts, such as leaves or a flower. [8 definitions]
bud2 (informal) used to address a male, usu. one whose name is unknown and sometimes in a condescending or hostile tone.