Definition of Bucket along
1. Verb. Move fast. "They bucket along up the hill"; "The cars raced down the street"
Generic synonyms: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel
Specialized synonyms: Barge, Push Forward, Thrust Ahead, Buck, Charge, Shoot, Shoot Down, Tear, Dart, Dash, Flash, Scoot, Scud, Shoot
Derivative terms: Rush, Rushing, Speed, Speed, Speeding
Also: Speed Up
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bucket Along
Literary usage of Bucket along
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1910)
"A heavy drag-line, operated by a powerfully- geared drum turning at slow speed, tows the bucket along the cableway, the steel cutting edge shaving off a ..."
2. Elements of Mining by George Joseph Young (1916)
"The other line is used to drag the bucket along the ground and by the loosening of the tension in this line the bucket is dumped. The bucket may be likened ..."
3. Stepping Stones to Literature by Sarah Louise Arnold, Charles Benajah Gilbert (1897)
"trick trust tricks goat long bucket along slipped about jumped This is a fox. A fox is a sly old fellow. He likes to play tricks. ..."
4. Civil engineering as applied in construction by Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1910)
"... scoop or bucket along the bottom, and eventually raising it to the surface, is wound up by paddlewheels turned by the current at the sides of the barge. ..."
5. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1904)
"I can take a little bucket along, and get some beans, and the rest will not suspicion what we are going for.' So I got a bucket and we went to the garden ..."