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  1. wearing buskins.
  2. resembling or pertaining to tragic drama.
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Origin of buskined

First recorded in 1580–90; buskin + -ed3
Related formsun·bus·kined, adjective
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Historical Examples of buskined

  • Below the knee his legs were naked, ending in a buskined moccasin, that fitted tightly round the ankle.

    The Scalp Hunters

    Mayne Reid

  • Behind these men is a buskined hero, beset by a Marshalsea Court officer and his follower.