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Synonyms for buskin

a boot reaching halfway up to the knee

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"When a person has that opportunity to get a second chance, they're hungry for success," Buskin says.
[she had] a Familiarity of Elocution, unsuitable to the Dignity of Lady Macbeth; and though I would not have her tread the Stage in the Stilts of modern Tragedy, she should still remember that she wears the Buskin. (Anonymous 176)
(1.) Golden MR, Bennett AB, Dombrowski JC, Buskin SE.
My grandfather would play his pipes, say in Glencoe and Willie would be in a different spot, not too far away, buskin for the tourists, always in full Highland dress.
(4.) Cothurnus: thick-soled buskin used initially on the Athenian theatre, and on the Eliabethan stage.
Buskin, S.E.; Gale, J.L.; Weiss, N.S,; and Nolan, C.M.
It may have had a deliberate association with notions of the dignity of antiquity, including the use by classical tragedians of the cothurnus or "buskin"--the high-heeled boot of the tragic actor, which gave literal superiority of step and posture.
Among specific topics are the textual transmission and manuscript history, the verbal and narrative art, myth and mythopoesis, philosophical ideas, the figure of Jason as a hero with a sandal and a buskin, Medea from epic to tragedy, Argonautic antagonists and Valerian villains, Virgilian prophecy and the reign of Jupiter, Flaccus and Seneca's tragedies, and Giovan Battist Pio's continuation of the Argonautica.
(42.) Gallafent JH, Buskin SE, De Turk PB, Aboulafia DM.
(9.) Lee LM, Lobato MN, Buskin SE, Morse A, Costa OS.
London, May 29 ( ANI ): The book 'Murder of Marilyn Monroe: Case Closed' by Jay Margolis and Richard Buskin has claimed that the actress did not committed suicide, in fact she was a murdered.
Old-timers argued for years about the origins of Beer & Skits, but it seems likely that the show grew out of social evenings once conducted in the Sock and Buskin Club, a meeting place for actors and newsmen across Rorie St.
Despite its folio format, CHT does not necessarily ensure that Shakespeare will live, so Jonson wants this living Shakespeare on the stage, not the page: Jonson wishes "to hear thy buskin tread / and shake a stage," a "triumph" in which "all Scenes of Europe homage owe" (36-37, 41-42).