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Buckshee



Where Did The Word Buckshee Come From And What Does It Mean? Definition of the phrase Buckshee:


We owe the word Buckshee to the army.


Baksheesh


The military took the Persian word Baksheesh, which means small cash which is given as a gratuity, and formed the phrase Buckshee.


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The definition of which in the English language is something free, spare or extra.


Other spellings of the word are buckshish and buchsheesh.


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