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Daemon
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buskin

(noun) A foot and leg covering reaching halfway to the knee, resembling a laced half boot.

Synonyms: half boot

Usage: He wore pale yellow buskins that covered the scars just above his ankles.
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Noun 1. buskin - a boot reaching halfway up to the kneebuskin - a boot reaching halfway up to the knee
combat boot, desert boot, half boot, top boot
boot - footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
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tazmo8448
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would not a spats be considered a buskin (short for buckskin??)
Харбин Хэйлунцзян 1
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tazmo8448 wrote:
would not a spats be considered a buskin (short for buckskin??)

I thought it was ice cream.
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bus·kin
ˈbəskən/
nounhistorical
a calf-high or knee-high boot of cloth or leather.
a thick-soled laced boot worn by an ancient Athenian tragic actor to gain height.
the style or spirit of tragic drama.
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