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buck·shee(bŭk′shē) Chiefly British
1. Something extra or left over that is obtained free.
2. An extra ration.
1. Free of charge; gratis: "If they deposit these shares, too, in the scheme, they will get further buckshee shares on a one-for-one basis" (Economist).
2. Unsolicited; gratuitous: "The title was a bit of buckshee deceit, and had little to do with the plot" (Financial Times).
[Variant of baksheesh.]
slang Brit without charge; free
[C20: from baksheesh]
buck•shee(ˈbʌk ʃi, ˌbʌkˈʃi)
n. Brit. Slang.
a gift, gratuity, or small bribe.
[1915–20; variant of baksheesh]
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|Adj.||1.||buckshee - free of charge; "if they deposit these shares in the scheme they will get further buckshee shares on a one-for-one basis"- Economist|
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
unpaid - not paid; "unpaid wages"; "an unpaid bill"