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Meaning of BUCKSKIN

Pronunciation:  'buk`skin

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.

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