buck sail

noun

Definition of buck sail

Africa
: canvas, tarpaulin especially : one used to cover a buckwagon

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History and Etymology for buck sail

partial modification, partial translation of Afrikaans bokseil, from bok beam of a wagon + seil sail, sailcloth

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“Buck sail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buck%20sail. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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