Noun(1) a boot reaching halfway up to the knee
(1) Does the buskin fit O'Neill?(2) Consequently I may have used evidence for the Greek buskin which belonged to the Roman cotzhurnus.(3) The buskin was used by actors when playing tragedy, its high raised sole making the player more conspicuous(4) In France, tragedy was elevated on her loftiest buskin .(5) The two books under review do get rid of the buskin and aureole.(6) There was also a cope of exquisite grey silk on which was woven a female figure with buskined legs, wearing a short sky-blue tunic and the red Phrygian cap.(7) Buskins of scarlet or purple were worn by the Roman generals who triumphed.(8) The women's gowns were ol white silk or sott-wool, trimmed with Greek borders, with clasps, buskins , and all complete.(9) Superficially, the play follows The Tempest's plot-line and uses Philoctetes├ö├ç├û setting, but this isn't just Shakespeare in Greek buskins .(10) Below the knee his legs were naked, ending in a buskined moccasin, that fitted tightly round the ankle.(11) Buskins are presumed by Strutt to have resembled "the shoes of the carpenter's wife in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales," which the poet says 'were laced high upon her legs'.(12) Now she was vested for the anointing; buskins , sandals and girdle put on, and over all a tabard of white sarsnet, the vestment called the colobium sindonis.(13) All the other comic writers of antiquity aim only at rendering folly or vice ridiculous, but never exalt their characters into buskined pomp, or make what Voltaire humorously calls a tradesman's tragedy.(14) Headdresses were extravagantly plumed helmets or crowns fusing baroque and classical styles, and the masquers were shod in tightly fitting short boots, or buskins .(15) She wears a corslet and buskins of scale-mail, which latter her robe discloses.(16) Again did my mistress├ö├ç├û needs drag me from these labours, and the buskined poet by Cupid was undone.
1. desert boot ::
2. half boot ::
3. top boot ::
4. combat boot ::
Different Formsbuskin, buskins
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