meaning of buckskin

buckskin meaning in General Dictionary

skin of a money

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  • a smooth yellowish suede leather initially from deerskin but now typically from sheepskin
  • horse of a light yellow dun color with dark mane and tail
  • your skin of a buck.
  • A soft powerful leather-based, frequently yellowish or grayish in shade, made from deerskin.
  • someone clothed in buckskin, specially an American soldier of this Revolutionary war.
  • Breeches manufactured from buckskin.

buckskin meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1300, "skin of a money," from buck (n.1) + epidermis (n.). Indicating "leather produced from buckskin" was in use by 1804. The phrase was a nickname for Continental soldiers when you look at the American Revolution.


buckskin meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

a) A horse with a gray brown coating b)your skin obtained from a male deer c)Any horse with a brown coating and black colored mane and tail


buckskin meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The skin of a buck.

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  • (letter.) A soft strong fabric, usually yellow or grayish in shade, manufactured from deerskin.
  • (n.) An individual clothed in buckskin, especially an American soldier of this Revolutionary war.
  • (n.) Breeches manufactured from buckskin.

Sentence Examples with the word buckskin

Lisa asked, as she gazed at the beautiful buckskin gelding.

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