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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Buckskin \Buck"skin`\, n.
     1. The skin of a buck.
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     2. A soft strong leather, usually yellowish or grayish in
        color, made of deerskin.

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     3. A person clothed in buckskin, particularly an American
        soldier of the Revolutionary war.
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              Cornwallis fought as lang's he dought,
              An' did the buckskins claw, man.      --Burns.
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     4. pl. Breeches made of buckskin.
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              I have alluded to his buckskin.       --Thackeray.
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From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       n 1: horse of a light yellowish dun color with dark mane and tail
       2: a soft yellowish suede leather originally from deerskin but
          now usually from sheepskin

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:

  68 Moby Thesaurus words for "buckskin":
     Australian seal, bay, bayard, bearskin, beaver, beaverette,
     black fox, black marten, black sable, brook mink, calf, calfskin,
     calico pony, capeskin, cat, chestnut, chinchilla, chinchillette,
     coast seal, coney, cowhide, dapple-gray, deerskin, doeskin, dun,
     electric seal, ermine, fleece, fox, furs, genet, goatskin, gray,
     grizzle, jaguar, lapin, leopard, marmot, marten, merino, mink,
     mole, moleskin, monkey, muskrat, nutria, otter, paint,
     painted pony, pelts, piebald, pigskin, pinto, rabbit, rabbitskin,
     raccoon, roan, sable, seal, shagreen, sheepskin, skewbald, skunk,
     sorrel, squirrel, tiger, white fox, wool

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:

  Buckskin, IN
    Zip code(s): 47647

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