Brodekin
Brodekin Brode"kin (br[=o]d"k[i^]n), n. [F. brodequin, OE. brossequin, fr. OD. broseken, brosekin, dim. of broos buskin, prob. fr. LL. byrsa leather, Gr. by`rsa skin, hide. Cf. {Buskin}.] A buskin or half-boot. [Written also {brodequin}.] [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Brodekin — see Buskins …   Medieval glossary

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  • brodequin — Brodekin Brode kin (br[=o]d k[i^]n), n. [F. brodequin, OE. brossequin, fr. OD. broseken, brosekin, dim. of broos buskin, prob. fr. LL. byrsa leather, Gr. by rsa skin, hide. Cf. {Buskin}.] A buskin or half boot. [Written also {brodequin}.] [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • brodequin — nm., grosse chaussure cloutée de montagne : BRODeKIN (Albanais, Bellevaux, Cordon | Montagny Bozel) …   Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • brodequin — ˈbrōdəkə̇n, räd noun ( s) Etymology: alteration (influenced by French brodequin) of earlier brodekin, brodkin, from Middle English brodkyn, from Middle French brodequin, alteration (influenced by broder to embroider) of brosequin, of non Indo… …   Useful english dictionary

  • brotekin — var. of brodekin, Obs., a high boot …   Useful english dictionary

  • brotikin — var. brodekin, Obs., a high boot …   Useful english dictionary

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