Definition of Buckie

1. n. A large spiral marine shell, esp. the common whelk. See Buccinum.



Definition of Buckie

1. a type of shellfish [n -S]

Medical Definition of Buckie

1. A large spiral marine shell, especially. The common whelk. See Buccinum. Deil's buckie, a perverse, refractory youngster. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Buckie

bucketloads
buckets
buckets down
bucketsful
bucketshop
bucketshops
bucketwheel
bucketwheels
buckeye
buckeyes
buckhorn
buckhornite
buckhorns
buckhound
buckhounds
buckie (current term)
buckies
bucking
bucking for
bucking off
buckings
buckish
buckjumper
buckjumpers
buckjumping
buckle
buckle cavity
buckle down
buckle under

Literary usage of Buckie

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1862)
"Portsoy, Cullen, Porteasy, buckie, Port Gordon, are every one of them places where all the specialities of fisher-life may be studied. buckie, from its size ..."

2. Harbours and Docks: Their Physical Features, History, Construction by Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1885)
"Fraserburgh Harbour: Description. buckie Harbour: Description. Chicago Harbour: Description ; Construction of Breakwaters ; Cost of Breakwaters. ..."

3. Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Staistical by Francis Hindes Groome (1882)
"The burn runs in the central and eastern parts of the parish to the Don. The hamlet adjoins the burn. buckie, a coast town in ..."

4. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"buckie, BUCKY, *. 1. Any spiral shell, of whatever size, S. Neptune gave first his ... buckie INGRAM, that species of crab denominated Cancer bernardus, ..."

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