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Buckmaster’s Light Infantry

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The 3rd West India Regiment was so called from Buckmaster, the tailor, who used to issueLight Infantry uniforms” to the officers of the corps without any authority from the Commander-in-Chief.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Buck-rider (A)
Buck-tooth
Buckwheat
Buckhorse
Buckingham
Bucklaw
Buckle
Buckler
Bucklersbury (London)
Buckmaster’s Light Infantry
Buckra
Buckshish or Baksheesh
Buddha
Buddhism
Buddhist
Bude or Gurney Light
Budge
Budge (To)
Budge Baehelors
Budget