\\ˈbu̇k\ intransitive verb
Etymology: Hindi bak

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/book/, Anglo-Indian.
1. to prate or brag.
Also, buck.
[ < Hindi bak talk]

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bukh, bukk
varr. buck n.11, v.10

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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