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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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Caption: As the sun sets (photo right) on the North American Indian Days Powwow in Browning Montana, two buckskin dancers are preparing to demonstrate their regal style.
From the Warriparinga language course in early 2007, Amery recruited Jamie Goldsmith to work on a Kaurna requests database and Jack Buckskin to work on the Kaurna Placenames project.
20) The FTC further argued that the sale of Buckskin to Kiewit would not resolve antitrust concerns.
I outfitted the Buckskin with a Quik-Tune 3000 and string loop.
With 150 students in six classes participating in the project, using actual buckskin or rawhide was out of the question.
These include Grass, Fancy, and Traditional dances for men and boys, and Shawl, Cloth, Buckskin, and Jingle dances for women and girls.
But now, with Burton's Black, Buckskin, and Blue, we are introduced to these men of the American West whose stories have faded into the past like a western sunset.
It was my first time to see this unusual frontiersman, but there was no mistaking that this was Buckskin Bill.
This latter rig is black, but features white buckskin lining, silver conchos with white buckskin thongs and white buckskin full piping around the belt and holster.
The rims of my eyeglasses cross my plain of vision and I see things moving there, I imagine them - buffalo, pintos, paints, travois, appaloosas, dogs, tobacco, teepees, men in buckskin, Gabriel Dumont, hunters - and I smell the smelts of feces and blood and poplar smoke and iron rusting and sweat and powder and read and hides.
Pleistocene glaciation and downcutting of the Mosquito, Buckskin, South Platte and other drainages created the deeply incised high central Mosquito Range.
The Springdraw lease contains the bulk of the reserves help at Buckskin mine and the costliest of approximately 3,300 acres and initial reserve exceeding 500M st.