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See definition of buskin on Dictionary.com
  • as incombat boot
  • as inleggings

synonyms for buskin

  • army boot
  • chukka boot
  • jackboot
  • top boot
  • stockings
  • putts
  • chaps
  • puttees
  • buskins
  • half-boots
  • leggins
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How to use buskin in a sentence

We are pleased to find a small man without the buskin, and obvious sentiments stated without affectation.
FAMILIAR STUDIES OF MEN AND BOOKSROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
At this point o'erpower'd I fail, Unequal to my theme, as never bard Of buskin or of sock hath fail'd before.
THE VISION OF PARADISE, COMPLETEDANTE ALIGHIERI
Better to wear mask and buskin than to mar by any modernity of expression the calm majesty of Melpomene.
REVIEWSOSCAR WILDE
Tyrian maidens are wont ever to wear the quiver, to tie the purple buskin high above their ankle.
THE AENEID OF VIRGILVIRGIL
Such an undertaking by no means befits the low-heeled buskin of modern fiction.
BARCHESTER TOWERSANTHONY TROLLOPE
There is one point of resemblance between the hero of the sock and buskin and the Knight of the quill.
MY LIFE: OR THE ADVENTURES OF GEO. THOMPSONGEORGE THOMPSON
And yet not with the inclination of Burgoyne, or other military gentlemen who have courted the buskin and sock!
THE STROLLERSFREDERIC S. ISHAM
His feet were protected with a sort of buskin; at his side hung a crude-looking metal spear.
THE GIRL IN THE GOLDEN ATOMRAYMOND KING CUMMINGS
Her left hand held aloft the royal sceptre; the Lydian buskin 502 was the high sandal for her feet.
THE AMORES, OR AMOURSOVID
The door which thou with thy rigid buskin canst not unlock, the same is open to my caressing words.
THE AMORES, OR AMOURSOVID
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WORDS RELATED TO BUSKIN

  • army boot
  • buskin
  • chukka boot
  • jackboot
  • top boot
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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