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buh kuhl

  • n  fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
  • n  a shape distorted by twisting or folding
  • v  fasten with a buckle or buckles
  • v  fold or collapse
    His knees buckled
  • v  bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat
    The highway buckled during the heat wave

  • It took a little while for Philadelphia to accept a man who walks around in buckle shoes, white stockings, a frilly white shirt and a red vest, with a gold pocket watch and a .
  • I had BOY TOY made into a belt buckle.
  • At Newport, some terrible trials for Terrible Ted At the helm of Courageous he still cuts a dashing Errol Flynn figure, but some of the old swash has gone out of his buckle.
News & Articles

  • Heavy rain causes road to buckle in Mount Dora
    Heavy rains are being blamed for causing a road to buckle in Mount Dora Tuesday afternoon. Donnelly Street collapsed, nearly swallowing up a car in its path. The incident happened near Third Avenue. The roadway has since been closed. Nearby, a piece of construction equipment is stuck in a second hole that opened up. Channel 9's Berndt Petersen learned a multimillion-dollar project called Street ...
    June 11, 2013 - WFTV 9 Orlando
  • Old Construction, Hot Weather Causing Roads to Buckle
    (KUTV) Heat, combined with old construction, has caused a part of I-15 in the Draper area to buckle. The southbound HOV lane and left-hand lane near 13800 South on I-15 were closed Monday night due to the road buckling.  The concrete in the area is approximately 50 years old and the rapid increase in temperature caused the freeway to buckle. ...
    June 11, 2013 - KUTV Salt Lake City
  • Buckle Reports Healthy May Sales - Analyst Blog
    The Buckle, Inc. ( BKE ) came up with better-than-expected comparable-store sales (comps) results for the month of May. Buckle, the retailer of casual apparels, footwear and accessories for
    June 10, 2013 - Nasdaq

  • Billy Ray Cyrus in Gulf Daily News
    We got caught up in the moment of filming, and we made a mistake and forgot to buckle our seat belts,Cyrus told People.
  • Gary Payton in USA Today
    The simple fact is we want to try and save the team. It's not gone yet,Payton said. "Everybody has to try and buckle down in the next couple months and see what can happen. It's not looking good, as people are saying, but you always want...
  • Chris Leben in USA Today
    I figured I just needed to buckle down for another couple of weeks, and then I'll know,Leben said. "My body is definitely beat up, but I'm ready."

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