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Synonyms for buskin

a boot reaching halfway up to the knee

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Shammy Buskins is trained by Lawney Hill, who posted a double when Chapolimoss, part-owned by Pricewise Extra tipster Andrew Barr, proved the easiest winner of the night, having the 2m7f handicap chase in the bag from before the final turn.
The 3m2f handicap chase produced an exciting finish with Shammy Buskins coming from well back to win going away by a length and three-quarters for trainer Lawney Hill and rider Christian Williams.
A quarter of a century ago Sean Lynch partnered Papas Buskins to win the first pounds 5,000 race run in Northern Ireland.
Thornton hops on Coach Andrew Thornton was the rider in form and collected a double when Coach Lane landed the 2m handicap chase and Shammy Buskins dug deep to win the 3m1f novice hurdle.
Another daughter of Ann Advancer, Annie Buskins, also won a point-to-point and was the dam of Samlee, winner of the Becher Chase over 3m3f, third to Earth Summit in the 1998 Grand National and also placed in the Scottish and Welsh Nationals.
Shammy Buskins could get wound up before the start on occasion and was difficult to get moving, but once he did start he was perfectly all right.
Nora Bayes Shakes the Dust of Frisco from Her Buskins.
Thornton said: "I rode his half-brother Shammy Buskins and all he did was stay.
Like Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet, Drayton naturalizes conspicuous consumption, both by ascribing the practice to creatures associated with England's folkloric past, and by representing luxury goods as products of nature: Tita shall have dewdrops for earrings, an elaborate headdress made of insect wings and bits of feathers, a dress fashioned from floral leaves and petals, lady-bird buskins, and a train created from a snakeskin (3:310-12).
Unfortunately Phil Morgan, the owner of Shammy Buskins, who is 94, has not been well either.
He's been brilliant on one of our horses, Shammy Buskins, and with his owner, Phil Morgan.
Pouce and Poussy would go into dress shops, or into a shoe shop, and they would try on dresses and sandals that looked like Roman buskins, ignoring the two boys waiting outside who were waving and making faces at them through the window.
Throw in the tunicle, dalmatic, cope, buskins, mitre, pallium, succinctorium, and fanon worn by various clerics from deacons to the pope, and you had quite a wardrobe of liturgical duds.
Completing the strong North Warwickshire contingent will be Kezia Smith, on Buster, Louise Thorpe, on Kermit, Ruth Whitmore on Buskins Dons Tip Top and Sophie Mocler, on Milly.