: a solo tap dance with sharp foot accents, springs, leg flings, and heel clicks

Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of buck-and-wing was in 1895

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“Buck-and-wing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buck-and-wing. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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