buckskin buckskin  /ˈbək ˌskɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) horse of a light yellowish dun color with dark mane and tail
  2. (n) a soft yellowish suede leather originally from deerskin but now usually from sheepskin

Usage(s):

  1. For about a month I was a spare, sinewy frontiersman in fringed buckskin, with crinkly little lines about the eyes and a slow laconic drawl.
  2. A descendant of Frontiersman Jim Bowie, who struck out swinging at the Alamo, Kuhn is not exactly a buckskin man or most people's idea of a romantic.
  3. Feathers, buckskin and beadsall of these will be on display at Oklahoma City's annual Red Earth Festival, one of North America's largest native cultural events.

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Quotes

  1. "There was a dinner in Washington honoring a retiring assistant secretary of defense," Mr. Parker told me. "I was invited. I walked in wearing that coonskin cap and buckskin outfit."
    on Mar 20, 2010 By: Fess Parker Source: New York Times

  2. "It was Nehru shirts and jackets, John Lennon glasses, buckskin-fringed shirts and llama-fur coats," says Randy Bachman, who was playing guitar with the Guess Who.
    on Jun 30, 2007 By: Randy Bachman Source: National Post

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