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Synonyms for buskin

a boot reaching halfway up to the knee

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One box with six books, four canes, one saber, two American bayonets, one pair hazel-colored buskins, one Japanese bathrobe, two boxes with 20 handkerchiefs, six khaki mambisas (does this refer to the uniforms or attire of Cuban independence soldiers or mambises?
In Dudley Carleton's words, she "had a pair of buskins [open-toed lace-up boots] set with rich stones, a helmet full of jewels, and her whole attire embossed with jewels of several fashions.
There is plenty of valuable summer jumping action on offer at Stratford and Newton Abbot and a chance is taken on Shammy Buskins at the former.
Shammy Buskins would have won with a clearer run, but he should make no mistake in the Claydon Horse Exercisers Handicap Chase.
Shammy Buskins can score in the Claydon Horse Exercisers Handicap Chase at Stratford.
This paper argues that Dracontius' aim was rather to be innovative in transferring a myth more traditionally treated in drama to another genre, as highlighted in his invocation to the muse of tragedy, Melpomene, to descend from the tragic buskins and to exchange iambics for dactylics (13-14).
In one year alone, 1516-17, he bought 175 pairs of satin shoes, velvet slippers, and leather boots and buskins.
Dame Tragedy, in her trailing gown and Lydian buskins, berates the poet for his choice of subject matter.
The drawing of legs in buskins on the verso of the Fogg sheet compares favourably in style to Boschi's red chalk Standing figure in the Uffizi (no.
The foreshortened Saul, his inappropriate turban unrolling on the ground, lies phlegmatically on his back in a fanciful tunic and buskins, shading his eyes from the miraculous light, with a swirl of horses (the only animals that Cuyp drew badly) around him.
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.
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.