Definition of buskin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbʌskɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌskɪn//
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a type of knee-length boot made of cloth or leather, worn in the past Word Originearly 16th cent. (designating a calf-length boot): probably from Old French bouzequin, variant of brousequin, from Middle Dutch broseken, of unknown ultimate origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: buskin