buskined

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

buskin +‎ -ed

AdjectiveEdit

buskined (not comparable)

  1. Wearing buskins.
    Her buskined virgins traced the dewy lawn. — Pope.
  2. Trodden by buskins.
    Or what (though rare) of later age, / Ennobled hath the buskined stage. — Milton, Il Penseroso, 102-3


Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 21 November 2013, at 13:43