buck slip

noun

: a routing slip used especially in military offices to indicate the persons to whom the attached material is to go and usually the kind of action to be taken with such material

Word History

Etymology

probably from buck entry 10

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of buck slip was in 1943

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“Buck slip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buck%20slip. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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