"buckhorse" Definition

  1. a smart blow or box on the ear; derived from the name of a celebrated “bruiser” of that name. Buckhorse was a man who either possessed or professed insensibility to pain, and who would for a small sum allow anyone to strike him with the utmost force on the side of the face.

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Position in the dictionary: 386 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: buckle, buckle-beggar, buckle-to, buckled, buckley, buckra, buckshish, budge, buff, buffer
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