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n. pl. buck·oes or buck·os
1. A blustering or bossy person.
2. Irish A young man; a lad.
[Alteration of buck.]
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n, pl -oes
Irish a lively young fellow: often a term of address
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n., pl. buck•oes.
1. Irish Eng. young fellow; chap.
2. Brit. Slang. a swaggering fellow.
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