Roebuck Roe"buck`, n. [1st roe + buck.] (Zo["o]l.) A small European and Asiatic deer ({Capreolus capr[ae]a}) having erect, cylindrical, branched antlers, forked at the summit. This, the smallest European deer, is very nimble and graceful. It always prefers a mountainous country, or high grounds. [1913 Webster]

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  • Roebuck — ist der Name von John Roebuck (1718–1794), englischer Erfinder Alvah Curtis Roebuck (1864–1948), US amerikanischer Geschäftsmann, Gründer von Sears, Roebuck and Company Daniel Roebuck (* 1963), US amerikanischer Schauspieler Kristian Roebuck (*… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Roebuck — Roebuck, SC U.S. Census Designated Place in South Carolina Population (2000): 1725 Housing Units (2000): 783 Land area (2000): 4.275658 sq. miles (11.073903 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • roebuck — [rō′buk΄] n. pl. roebucks or roebuck the male of the roe deer …   English World dictionary

  • Roebuck — (spr. Rohböck), John Arthur, geb. 1801 zu Madras in Ostindien, lebte dann mit seinen Eltern in Canada u. bildete sich seit 1824 in England zum Rechtsgelehrten aus; er machte sich zuerst als Volksredner während der Agitation im Betreff der… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Roebuck — (spr. rōböck), John Arthur, brit. Politiker, geb. 28. Dez. 1802 zu Madras in Ostindien, gest. 30. Nov. 1879, bildete sich seit 1824 in England zum Rechtsgelehrten aus, beteiligte sich an den politischen und sozialen Bewegungen der Zeit und wirkte …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • roebuck — c.1400, from ROE (Cf. roe) (2) + BUCK (Cf. buck) (n.1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • roebuck — ► NOUN ▪ a male roe deer …   English terms dictionary

  • Roebuck — This unusual and interesting name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and has two possible sources. Firstly, it may derive from a nickname for a shy or timid person, from the Olde English pre 7th Century ra and bucc , roe buck. many early English surnames… …   Surnames reference

  • roebuck — noun (plural roebuck or roebucks) Date: 14th century roe deer; especially the male roe deer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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