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 Buckmaster’s Light Infantry.Buckshish or Baksheesh. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Superior, excellent. That’s buckra. A buckra coat is a smart coat; a buckra man, a man of consequence. This word among the West Indians does the service of burra among the Anglo-Indians: as burra saïb (great master, i.e. white man), burra khana (a magnificent spread or dinner).   1

 Buckmaster’s Light Infantry.Buckshish or Baksheesh. 


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