Bucketing
Bucket Buck"et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bucketed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bucketing}.] 1. To draw or lift in, or as if in, buckets; as, to bucket water. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. To pour over from a bucket; to drench. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. To ride (a horse) hard or mercilessly. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

4. (Rowing) To make, or cause to make (the recovery), with a certain hurried or unskillful forward swing of the body. [Eng.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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