buck slip

noun

Definition of buck slip

: 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

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First Known Use of buck slip

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for buck slip

probably from buck entry 10

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“Buck slip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buck%20slip. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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