The Collaborative International Dictionary
Bucking \Buck"ing\, n.
The act or process of soaking or boiling cloth in an alkaline liquid in the operation of bleaching; also, the liquid used.
The process of breaking up or pulverizing ores.
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.
Usage examples of "bucking iron".
But it takes two men to rivet--one to run the gun and one on the bucking iron.