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Meaning of BUCKSKIN

Pronunciation:  'buk`skin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  horse of a light yellowish dun color with dark mane and tail
  2. [n]  a soft yellowish suede leather originally from deerskin but now usually from sheepskin
 

BUCKSKIN is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: leather, mount, riding horse, saddle horse

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Buck"skin`\, n.
1. The skin of a buck.

2. A soft strong leather, usually yellowish or grayish in
   color, made of deerskin.

3. A person clothed in buckskin, particularly an American
   soldier of the Revolutionary war.

         Cornwallis fought as lang's he dought, An' did the
         buckskins claw, man.                  --Burns.

4. pl. Breeches made of buckskin.

         I have alluded to his buckskin.       --Thackeray.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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