Bucking kier
Bucking Buck"ing, n. 1. The act or process of soaking or boiling cloth in an alkaline liquid in the operation of bleaching; also, the liquid used. --Tomlinson. [1913 Webster]

2. A washing. [1913 Webster]

3. The process of breaking up or pulverizing ores. [1913 Webster]

{Bucking iron} (Mining), a broad-faced hammer, used in bucking or breaking up ores.

{Bucking kier} (Manuf.), a large circular boiler, or kier, used in bleaching.

{Bucking stool}, a washing block. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bucking — Buck ing, n. 1. The act or process of soaking or boiling cloth in an alkaline liquid in the operation of bleaching; also, the liquid used. Tomlinson. [1913 Webster] 2. A washing. [1913 Webster] 3. The process of breaking up or pulverizing ores.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bucking iron — Bucking Buck ing, n. 1. The act or process of soaking or boiling cloth in an alkaline liquid in the operation of bleaching; also, the liquid used. Tomlinson. [1913 Webster] 2. A washing. [1913 Webster] 3. The process of breaking up or pulverizing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bucking stool — Bucking Buck ing, n. 1. The act or process of soaking or boiling cloth in an alkaline liquid in the operation of bleaching; also, the liquid used. Tomlinson. [1913 Webster] 2. A washing. [1913 Webster] 3. The process of breaking up or pulverizing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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