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synonyms for buskins

  • chaps
  • puttees
  • putts
  • stockings
  • half-boots
  • leggins
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How to use buskins in a sentence

To save his shins from attack he wrapped his legs in newspaper buskins.
FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
Their feet were incased in buskins that seemed to be made of leather.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
But the only ground for this assertion consisted in the fact that some painted shields and buskins were found on the battle-field.
FEMALE WARRIORS, VOL. I (OF 2)ELLEN C. CLAYTON
There is a kind of rusticity in all those pompous verses; somewhat of a holiday shepherd strutting in his country buskins.
DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
A lion's head for a cap, a collar, and buskins are the sole articles of dress worn.
ANCIENT PAGAN AND MODERN CHRISTIAN SYMBOLISMTHOMAS INMAN
By the hands of the proper officers he was invested with the Imperial garments, the red buskins, white tunic, and purple robe.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
The venerable Dandolo was proclaimed despot of Romania, and invested after the Greek fashion with the purple buskins.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
So saying I held up buskins of shark's skin which I had previously prepared, and which I now bound on to their legs.
THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSONJOHANN DAVID WYSS
They arrayed themselves in small garments of bright colours, often adorned with silver, while on their feet were leather buskins.
WOMAN'S WORK IN MUSICARTHUR ELSON
They wore their rough hunting clothes -- loose vests of leather, homespun kilts, and untanned buskins.
THE THIRSTY SWORDROBERT LEIGHTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BUSKINS

  • buskins
  • chaps
  • half-boots
  • leggins
  • puttees
  • putts
  • stockings
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.