Buccan - definition of Buccan by The Free Dictionary
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|n.||1.||A wooden frame or grid for roasting, smoking, or drying meat over fire.|
|2.||A place where meat is smoked.|
|v. t.||1.||To expose (meat) in strips to fire and smoke upon a buccan.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A man thought to be Sikorsky fled a home in Buccan
, in Logan, when it was visited by police looking for the teen.
Later the western districts were ravaged by French pirates, from whose practice of smoking meat over a wooden frame (in Arawak: buccan
) the word "buccaneer" is derived.
And when asked "Where are your buccaneers?" did Blackbeard ever reply: "Under me buccan