Buck

A dandy. (See below.)

“A most tremendous buck he was, as he sat there serene, in state, driving his greys.” —Thackeray: Vanity Fair, chap. vi.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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