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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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(ˈbʌk oʊ)

n., pl. buck•oes.
1. Irish Eng. young fellow; chap.
2. Brit. Slang. a swaggering fellow.
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References in classic literature ?
Worse, a myriad times, he decided, were these bullying lawyers and this bullying judge then the bucko mates in first quality hell-ships, who not only did their own bullying but protected themselves as well.
Buckos Boys FC dominated the Breeze FC with a five-goal difference at the final whistle.
The event caters for dogs eliminated from the first two rounds and the leading players are Droopys Davy, Borna Gin, Skywalker Rafa, Buckos Dream and Frisky Luck.
Still, Wheeling (5-11) hung around and even got within 5 (at 37-32) on 2 of senior Phil Buckos game-high 22 points from a Kim feed with 1:17 left in the third quarter.
Still, that's enough to irk the winemakers in the Languedoc-Roussillon region who are threatening to block the road as the lycra-clad buckos do their race.
Our Day Out followed a raucous school trip to Conwy Castle whereas One Summer saw two young scouse buckos on the run in Anglesey.
Main opposition for Roxholme Poppy in her semi-final will be expected to come from Mark Wallis's Grand Prix champion Bombers Bullet, who won his heat from off the pace, powering home to defeat defending champion Buckos Lass in 37.58sec.
THE buckos who moved the Web Summit from dreary Dublin to sunny Lisbon must have been laughing up their sleeves on Wednesday.
Stuart Buckland's Watford Havana can continue her fine form with victory in a 630m maiden at 8.48 with Corren Price's Buckos Lass fancied to go from the front courtesy of her advantageous inside draw over the same trip at 9.03.
@BazzaRyan: "I'm sorry but what the foook is going on with Buckos hair" - Barry Ryan on Saints gaffer's quiff.
He had been third around the opening bend behind Buckos Dream and Good News but flew down the far side where he went past Good News and then challenged Buckos Dream on the run-in.
at 4: 1 Ballymac Bolger 2 Nice stery 3 Ashton Court 4 Pulgarcito roopys Davy 6 Buckos Destiny.