buckskin

EnglishEdit

 
buckskins

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English bukskyn; equivalent to buck +‎ skin.

NounEdit

buckskin (countable and uncountable, plural buckskins)

  1. The skin of a male deer, a buck.
  2. Clothing made from buckskin.
    • 1887, H. Rider Haggard, She: A History of Adventure[1]:
      As she spoke, we perceived two lines of figures, one male and the other female, to the number of about a hundred, each advancing round the human bonfire, arrayed only in the usual leopard and buck skins.
  3. Breeches made of buckskin.
  4. A grayish yellow in colour.
    buckskin:  
  5. A soft strong leather, usually yellowish or grayish in color, made of deerskin.
  6. A person clothed in buckskin, particularly an American soldier of the Revolutionary war.

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AdjectiveEdit

buckskin (not comparable)

  1. Of a grayish yellow in colour.

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