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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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In the 'tween-decks of the Narwhal, Buck and Curly joined two other dogs.
"Dave" he was called, and he ate and slept, or yawned between times, and took interest in nothing, not even when the Narwhal crossed Queen Charlotte Sound and rolled and pitched and bucked like a thing possessed.
Day and night the ship throbbed to the tireless pulse of the propeller, and though one day was very like another, it was apparent to Buck that the weather was steadily growing colder.
Meanwhile, southeastern biologists argued that smaller-antlered yearling bucks were simply late-born fawns that tend to catch up with their peers if given the chance to mature.
These larger, older bucks seldom attain their size and age through luck.
Out of all 37 bucks monitored, McCoy found two of the smallest fall home ranges of 60 and 90 acres were from yearling bucks.
DEC wildlife biologists are encouraged by a trend toward taking older bucks that emerged from the 2017 deer harvest: an estimated 57,494 adult bucks--53.3 percent of the total adult buck harvest--averaged 2.5 years or older, a record in total number and greatest percentage of older bucks in the harvest.
For well over a decade now, I have started each season with my sights set on specific bucks. Along the way I've learned a few things that have allowed me to become fairly proficient at killing such deer.
Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County broke ground recently on its 101st affordable home built in the county since its founding.
Most dairy goat keepers don't keep their does and bucks together.
Because the bucks aren't looking for ladies yet, you'll need a buck decoy in a non-threatening pose--feeding.
Pontin's said its recent strong performance was down to the high-class entertainment it provides campers - including shows from The Original Bucks Fizz.