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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of buckram.

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Examples

  • Also, dandies from the city, corseted and buckramed, who had come to see the humors of Brighton Fair.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 103, May, 1866

  • It was not so much a better principle, as partly his natural good taste, and still more his buckramed habit of clerical decorum, that carried him safely through the latter crisis.

    XX. The Minister in a Maze

  • A genuine little Poetess, buckramed, swathed like a mummy into Socinian and Political-Economy formulas; and yet verily alive in the inside of that!

    The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol. I

  • On the contrary, to find himself arraigned and put on his defense by this tall, slim woman, erect and smartly buckramed in logic and whalebone, was preposterous!

    From Sand Hill to Pine

  • This, indeed, she did a week later, when the surgeon had failed to call, unveiling his neck and arm with professional coolness, and supporting him in her slim arms against her stiff, erect buckramed breast, while she replaced the splints with masculine firmness of touch and serene and sexless indifference.

    From Sand Hill to Pine

  • Small wonder that, mounted on her fiery little mustang, untrammeled by her short gray riding-habit, free as the wind itself that blew through the folds of her flannel blouse, with her brown hair half-loosed beneath her slouched felt hat, she seemed to Dick a more beautiful and womanly figure than the stiff buckramed simulation of man's angularity and precision he had seen in the parks.

    The Bell-Ringer of Angel's

  • Of the Epistle, when it was remarked, in the hearing of Thomas Warton, that it had more energy than could have been expected from Walpole, to whom others ascribed it, Warton remarked that it might have been written by Walpole, and buckramed by Mason.

    Lives of the English Poets

  • Poetess, buckramed, swathed like a mummy into Socinian and

    The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol. I

  • Also, dandies from the city, corseted and buckramed, who had come to see the humors of

    Passages from the American Notebooks, Volume 2.

  • It was not so much a better principle as partly his natural good taste, and still more his buckramed habit of clerical decorum, that carried him safely through the latter crisis.

    The Scarlet Letter

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