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Correct spelling:
buk'i, n. ( Scot.) a shellfish such as the whelk: a refractory person. [ Scot., prob. related somehow to L. buccinum, a shellfish.]


Examples of usage:
  1. I have often spoken to the fishermen of these districts, especially in Buckie, about that, and suggested that they should take the price of the day, but they always liked to have their agreement with the bounty. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  2. On my way back, I visited, for the first time, our " cell" at St. James's, high above the pretty prosperous sea- port of Buckie. – A New Medley of Memories by David Hunter-Blair
  3. Awa' wi' ye, ye deil's buckie! – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  4. Jonathan Buckie reminds us of Mrs. Walford's earlier hero 'Mr. Smith, ' but unluckily his heart of gold is not united to the latter's personal charms, and he continually jars upon his companion, especially when making new acquaintances. – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  5. " An' we'll call out Buckie," answered Dubs. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald