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  • n  horse of a light yellowish dun color with dark mane and tail
  • n  a soft yellowish suede leather originally from deerskin but now usually from sheepskin

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

  • Fess Parker in New York Times
    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."
  • Randy Bachman in National Post
    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.

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