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sock and buskin

Definition of sock and buskin in English:

archaic The theatrical profession; drama.
Example sentences
  • Mills said he had given up his trade of glue-making for the sock and buskin, and he hoped soon to have an engagement at one of the minors.
  • In the seclusion of a then inland Calvinistic college the seductions of the drama still pursued him, and sock and buskin made their prints all along the pages of the ‘Pastime.’
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