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buckskin ‎(countable and uncountable, plural buckskins)

  1. The skin of a male deer, a buck.
  2. Clothing made from buckskin.
  3. A grayish yellow in colour.
    buckskin colour:    
  4. A soft strong leather, usually yellowish or grayish in color, made of deerskin.
  5. A person clothed in buckskin, particularly an American soldier of the Revolutionary war.
    • Burns
      Cornwallis fought as lang's he dought, / An' did the buckskins claw, man.
  6. breeches made of buckskin.
    • Thackeray
      I have alluded to his buckskin.


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buckskin ‎(not comparable)

  1. Of a grayish yellow in colour.


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