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Buck

Slang for one million dollars.

Buck

1. Among traders, informal for $1 million.

2. More generally, informal for one dollar or one euro. See also: Breaking the buck.

3. In bond trading, 1/10 of one dollar of a bond price. Because bonds often are quoted in terms of 1,000 points (and not in terms of dollars), a buck is equivalent to one point.
References in classic literature ?
Elizabeth, on the other hand, bucked him up and made him feel as if he really amounted to something.
In order to identify the grade zones (sections) along a tree stem to be bucked, the bucker needs first to observe its surface characteristics, including the severity and location of defect, butt rot, sweep, and dimensions of the tree stem based on the field bucking requirements and procedures (Wang and Wang 1992).
A long log should always be bucked from a section with one grade.