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buck·skin / ˈbəkˌskin/ • n. 1. the skin of a male deer. ∎  grayish leather with a suede finish, traditionally made from such skin but now more commonly made from sheepskin: [as adj.] a pair of buckskin moccasins. ∎  (buckskins) clothes or shoes made from such leather. ∎  thick, smooth cotton or woolen fabric.2. a horse of a grayish-yellow color.DERIVATIVES: buck·skinned adj.


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Buckskin ★½ 1968

Slowmoving western about a marshall protecting town-people from a greedy, land-grabbing cattle baron. 98m/C VHS . Barry Sullivan, Wendell Corey, Joan Caulfield, Lon Chaney Jr., John Russell, Barbara Hale, Barton MacLane, Bill Williams; D: Michael D. Moore.