buckskins buckskins  /ˈbək ˌskɪnz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) breeches made of buckskin

Usage(s):

  1. The frontiersmen became indistinguishable from the Indians in their drinking habits, their beaded buckskins, and war paint.
  2. Morgan Freeman in buckskins looks, and acts, far removed from his role as the prim chauffeur in Driving Miss Daisy.
  3. Fess Parker, who plays the title role, co-produces, and owns a 30% piece of Boone, is chafing in his buckskins because Ames pulled more fan mail last spring.

News

  1. Mississippi man uses hobby to re-create life on the frontier

    A lone man paddles down a snaking creek, his canoe leaving behind a slow, roiling wake in the brown turbid water. Dressed in buckskins, the hides he wears were crafted by his hands, just like the bows and arrows he used to harvest the animals.
    on August 30, 2013     Source: The Alexandria Town Talk

  2. Hattiesburg man lives in the past

    A man paddles down a snaking creek, his canoe leaving behind a slow, roiling wake in the brown water. He crafted the buckskins he wears, just as he did the bows and arrows he used to harvest the animals.
    on August 26, 2013     Source: The Clarion-Ledger

Quotes

  • The fact that the series poses those questions "is the thing I'm more proud about," Eyre said. "It's not romanticizing the wars that native people fought and looking at their buckskins and feathers. It's about the complications of the...
    on Mar 28, 2009 By: Chris Eyre Source: Boston Globe

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