bus·kin || 'bʌskɪn n. high Greek sandal; boot (Archaic)

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  • Buskins — 14th to late 17th century boot reaching mid calf or to the knee favoured by travellers & country people. Womens buskins may be made of velvet, satin or Spanish leather for travelling …   Medieval glossary

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  • Buskin — This article is about the ancient boot. For the Roman Catholic liturgical stockings, see Episcopal sandals. Buskins A buskin is a knee or calf length boot made of leather or cloth which laces closed, but is open across the toes. It was worn by… …   Wikipedia

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  • Mass —     Pontifical Mass     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pontifical Mass     Pontifical Mass is the solemn Mass celebrated by a bishop with the ceremonies prescribed in the Cæremoniale Episcoporum , I and II. The full ceremonial is carried out when the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Buskin — Bus kin, n. [Prob. from OF. brossequin, or D. broosken. See {Brodekin}.] 1. A strong, protecting covering for the foot, coming some distance up the leg. [1913 Webster] The hunted red deer s undressed hide Their hairy buskins well supplied. Sir W …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Buskined — Bus kined, a. 1. Wearing buskins. [1913 Webster] Her buskined virgins traced the dewy lawn. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Trodden by buskins; pertaining to tragedy. The buskined stage. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Episcopal sandals — The Episcopal sandals, also known as the pontifical sandals, are a Roman Catholic Pontifical vestment worn by bishops when celebrating liturgical functions according to the pre Vatican II rubrics, for example a Tridentine Solemn Pontifical Mass.… …   Wikipedia

  • Lingua (play) — Lingua, or the Combat of the Tongue and the Five Senses for Superiority is is an allegorical stage play of the first decade of the seventeenth century, generally attributed to the academic playwright Thomas Tomkis.Publication Lingua was entered… …   Wikipedia

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