buckskins

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n buckskins breeches made of buckskin
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n.pl Buckskins breeches made usually of the cloth, not of the leather
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Quotations

  • Kevin Costner
    Kevin Costner
    “I'd like to put on buckskins and a ponytail and go underwater with a reed, hiding from the Indians... To me, that's sexy!”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. buc, bucca; Dut. bok, Ger. bock, a he-goat.

Usage

In literature:

They wore hooded buckskin coats, decorated with painted designs.
"Left on the Labrador" by Dillon Wallace
Raindrip swashes on the buckskin coats.
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
Thure at once thrust his hand under the bosom of his shirt and under his left shoulder and pulled out the miner's little buckskin bag.
"The Cave of Gold" by Everett McNeil
Let it stand about ten minutes, and then rub it dry with a buckskin.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
Foremost rides their tried leader, clad from head to foot in beaded buckskin.
"Marion's Faith." by Charles King
He pictured Maizie as wearing overalls, a man's shirt with the tail out, a big slouch hat, and buckskin gloves.
"David Lannarck, Midget" by George S. Harney
He wore the buckskin coat of a trapper and in the belt were two pistols.
"Lords of the North" by A. C. Laut
When I got inside his undershirt, there on a buckskin cord was hanging something that we had seen before.
"Pluck on the Long Trail" by Edwin L. Sabin
The heaviest kind of tanned buckskin boots.
"Under the Country Sky" by Grace S. Richmond
They wore white silk stockings and white buckskin shoes.
"Madge Morton's Secret" by Amy D. V. Chalmers
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In news:

SAR Training at Buckskin Scout Reservation.
Norman Odam is in his Legendary Stardust Cowboy outfit—yellow chaps , buckskin jacket, cowboy boots, spurs, and a white ten-gallon hat—on the set of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In.
A peacock crosses the front yard of a house on Buckskin Lane in Rolling Hills Estates.
Norman Odam is in his Legendary Stardust Cowboy outfit—yellow chaps, buckskin jacket, cowboy boots, spurs, and a white ten-gallon hat—on the set of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In.
Buckskin Bowmen Archery Club of Gwinn Clubhouse.
Buckskin Bowmen Archery Club of Gwinn Clubhouse .
33 Buckskin Circle, New Castle – Castle Valley Ranch King mattress set, patio furniture, golf items & lots of household items.
Jonathan Kimble, a 24-year-old student, is the burly, bushy-bearded man who wears a coonskin cap and buckskin coat at school-sponsored functions, particularly when the West Virginia Mountaineers sports teams play.
In 1822, Noah Ludlow dressed himself in a buckskin hunting shirt and leggings, donned moccasins and an old slouch hat, put a rifle on his shoulder, and changed American politics forever with a song called "The Hunters of Kentucky".
Striking, rare golden Buckskin color 16 hands.
Buckskin Council Pack 33 held its first Cub Scout Awards Ceremony in years at the Marlinton United Methodist Church recently.
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