Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A buskin or half-boot.
- n. Alternative form of brodequin.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A buskin or half-boot.
“She took her foot, which this time submitted, and, like a woman about to put on her brodekin, she adjusted it to her leg with great dexterity.”
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Types of boots used as footwear, or in a few cases, to protect the feet and legs of horses.
"...waterleg and gumboots each for Bully Hayes and Hurricane Hartigan..." --Finnegans Wake
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