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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Buskin(0.01080 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Buskin.
English → English (WordNet)
n : a boot reaching halfway up to the knee [syn: chukka boot,
combat boot, desert boot, half boot, top boot]
English → English (gcide)
Buskin \Bus"kin\, n. [Prob. from OF. brossequin, or D. broosken.
1. A strong, protecting covering for the foot, coming some
distance up the leg.
The hunted red deer's undressed hide
Their hairy buskins well supplied. --Sir W.
2. A similar covering for the foot and leg, made with very
thick soles, to give an appearance of elevation to the
stature; -- worn by tragic actors in ancient Greece and
Rome. Used as a symbol of tragedy, or the tragic drama, as
distinguished from comedy.
Great Fletcher never treads in buskins here,
No greater Jonson dares in socks appear. --Dryden.