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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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They were a new kind of men to Buck (of which he was destined to see many more), and while he developed no affection for them, he none the less grew honestly to respect them.
In the 'tween-decks of the Narwhal, Buck and Curly joined two other dogs.
When Buck and Curly grew excited, half wild with fear, he raised his head as though annoyed, favored them with an incurious glance, yawned, and went to sleep again.
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.
As I've matured as a hunter, I've continually raised the bar in terms of the bucks I target.
A: "Bachelor herds" of bucks are quite common in summer, before testosterone levels increase and bucks begin aggressive behavior toward each other in rutting season.
Bucks that depend on acorns and twigs for nourishment won't express their full antler potential.
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.

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