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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.
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Like the Comanche, before the turn of the end of the 19th century, the Kiowa usually decorated buckskin clothing with paint of some kind.
The main area of hydrothermal alteration and mineralization is centered on Buckskin Mountain, whereas the Bell Vein occurs along the eastern margin of the hydrothermal system.
Bag 2 (Figures 2a & 2b) is constructed on lightly smoked buckskin, again reinforced by layers of thick brown paper.
The Buckskin North project is a high-grade, quartz-gold occurrence located in Douglas County, Nevada and the Company owns a 100% interest in the unpatented claims, which have no underlying royalties.
And, yes, she was quivering in her buckskin costume when she said this.
Buckskin cut to length of the plastic tube plus an additional one inch.
KFx yesterday announced it has entered into an agreement to locate the initial K-Fuel(TM) plant at the Buckskin Mine, which is near the Fort Union mine.
lDaniel Wildenstein indicates how he and his family qualify for Lester Piggott's description of "inveterate bad losers" after his Buckskin (Peter Walwyn/Pat Eddery) is fourth to Shangamuzo (Michael Stoute/Greville Starkey) in the Gold Cup.
PALMDALE - Dressed in buckskin and a coonskin cap, leading a pair of donkeys loaded with a flintlock rifle, a bedroll and his supplies, Three Feathers waved at people in passing cars and yet cursed their innovations, their concrete and their modern lives.
Colorado-based Buckskin Stallion will provide live music and guests can enjoy complimentary food and drinks.
This buckskin tobacco bag construction consists of an upper section with a curved, castellated top edge (Photo 2) with edge beading, and central section with a bottom double fringe consisting of 26 fringes front and back with basket (cane) beads strung on.