buckshee

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noun buck·shee \ˈbək-(ˌ)shē, ˌbək-ˈ\

Definition of buckshee

  1. 1 British :  something extra obtained free; especially :  extra rations

  2. 2 British :  windfall, gratuity

Origin and Etymology of buckshee

Hindi bakhśiś & Urdu bakhshish, from Persian bakhshīsh — more at baksheesh


First Known Use: 1919

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