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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buckskin  \Buck"skin`\,  n. 
  1.  The  skin  of  a  buck. 
 
  2.  A  soft  strong  leather,  usually  yellowish  or  grayish  in 
  color,  made  of  deerskin. 
 
  3.  A  person  clothed  in  buckskin,  particularly  an  American 
  soldier  of  the  Revolutionary  war. 
 
  Cornwallis  fought  as  lang's  he  dought,  An'  did  the 
  buckskins  claw,  man.  --Burns. 
 
  4.  pl  Breeches  made  of  buckskin. 
 
  I  have  alluded  to  his  buckskin.  --Thackeray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  buckskin 
  n  1:  horse  of  a  light  yellowish  dun  color  with  dark  mane  and  tail 
  2:  a  soft  yellowish  suede  leather  originally  from  deerskin  but 
  now  usually  from  sheepskin 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Buckskin,  IN 
  Zip  code(s):  47647 




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