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  • n. trousers and other clothing made from buckskin

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. breeches made of buckskin


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  • "It seems to me that WVU invites the use of the term ‘hillbilly’ when its own mascot is a ‘mountaineer’ - unshaven, clad in buckskins and a coonskin hat, chewing tobacco and toting a musket," he added "andres

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  • The gentleman of the buckskins was the proprietor, with whose bailiff Harry Wakefield had dealt, or was in the act of dealing.

    Chronicles of the Canongate

  • One Delaware chief still held out for neutrality, announcing that if he had to side with either set of combatants it would be with the "buckskins," or backwoodsmen, and not with the red-coats; but the bulk of the warriors sympathized with the Half King of the Wyandots when he said that the

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  • Sorry Sarah, go put on your buckskins and disappear into the tundra.

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  • And yet, and yet . . . he is Davy Crockett, the American's American, folk hero and icon, exemplar of frontier independence, template of man at home alone in the wilderness, teller of tales, drinker of whiskey, a sharpshooting legend in buckskins and a coonskin cap, famous in his own time and ours.

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  • “Even the traders will be wearing it with their buckskins.”

    Judge deveraux

  • No wine but I did have a coonskin cap AND a set of kid-sized buckskins--fringed vest, pants--and a set of moccasins, which I do believe I wore to Disneyland.

    Davy Crockett

  • The Nermernuh had arrived in town in buckskins and breechclouts.


  • Both were dressed in warbonnets, buckskins, and moccasins.


  • She shed her pioneer clothing for Indian buckskins, and, though she does not comment on it, would have been as filthy and bug-ridden as any of the Comanches, who were notable even among Indians for their lack of hygiene.



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