Definition of Buskin

1. Noun. A boot reaching halfway up to the knee.

Exact synonyms: Combat Boot, Desert Boot, Half Boot, Top Boot
Generic synonyms: Boot



Definition of Buskin

1. n. A strong, protecting covering for the foot, coming some distance up the leg.

Definition of Buskin

1. Noun. (context: now historical) A half-boot. ¹

2. Noun. A type of boot worn by the ancient Athenian tragic actors; tragic drama, tragedy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Buskin

1. a high shoe [n -S] : BUSKINED [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buskin

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Literary usage of Buskin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The English Catalogue of Books by Sampson Low (1905)
"04 buskin (J.)—Crown of Wild Olive. Pocket ed. 65 x ig, pp. 288, 2s. ... 6d. net G. ALLEN, June 04 buskin (J.)—Queen of the Air. Pocket ed. 12mo. ..."

2. The Tropenell Cartulary: Being the Contents of an Old Wiltshire Muniment Chest by Thomas Tropenell, John Silvester Davies (1908)
"Calston to J. buskin : grant of toft and curtilage beside S. Peter's Church, ... J. buskin to Tho. London, his kinsman : grant of all his property in Chipp. ..."

3. American Book Prices Current (1902)
"buskin (John). — Continued. 7248 THE SAME. Modern Painters, Vol. 1, sixth edition; Vol. 2, fourth edition ; Vols. 3, 4 and 5, first editions; ..."

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