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buckskin

Saltos de línea: buck|skin
Pronunciación: /ˈbʌkskɪn
 
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Definición de buckskin en inglés:

sustantivo

1The skin of a male deer: she knelt on a buckskin
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  • On the American frontier, buckskins were often used as units of commerce.
  • Outside one actor's tent on Saturday, a buckskin was stretched out to dry.
  • The meat of buffalo and deer was a source of food, while the hides provided rawhide and buckskins for teepee covers, blankets, clothes and parfleches.
1.1 [mass noun] Greyish leather with a suede finish, traditionally made from buckskin but now often made from sheepskin: [as modifier]: a pair of buckskin moccasins
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  • With his large white Stetson, red shirt, fringed buckskin jacket and large black boots I recognized him immediately as Buffalo Bill himself.
  • Then he turned to Plummer and asked him to take custody of the buckskin sack.
  • The gift shop at the Jicarilla museum provides an outlet for the sale of locally crafted Jicarilla traditional items, including basketry, beadwork, feather work, and finely tanned buckskin leather.
1.2 (buckskins) Clothes or shoes made from buckskin leather: the Great Plainsman wore fringed buckskins
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  • Women, including the suburb's mayor, strode about in period dresses and bonnets, men in buckskins or colorful military uniforms of the day.
  • In the months after they've wintered at Fort Mandan, their European clothing is starting to wear out and they are transitioning to buckskins.
  • As with the Williams rendition, Cody is again dressed in buckskins instead of his vaquero outfit.
1.3 [mass noun] Thick, smooth cotton or woollen fabric: [as modifier]: buckskin cloth
2North American A horse of a greyish-yellow colour: [as modifier]: the buckskin mare stumbled
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  • She was a buckskin mare, noticeably taller than the horses surrounding her.
  • A whinny from a buckskin horse eating the grass beside the trail made her smile.
  • As Black Blaze reared and screamed, Angel faced a young man atop a buckskin horse.

Derivados

buckskinned

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Example sentences
  • The first white men to press the soil of the township were the armed, belted and buckskinned knights under Col. William Crawford, in 1782, as they went silently, swiftly and with grim determination to battle. death and disaster on the Sandusky plains.
  • Mittened hands met buckskinned ones in the strong grasp of friendship, and now, as they rode on, the whole village emerged into sight.
  • On the political stump, the example of the buckskinned Whig congressman and Tennessee rifleman Davy Crockett was widely imitated.

Words that rhyme with buckskin

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