Meaning of buskin
Pronunciation: (bus'kin), [key]
- a thick-soled, laced boot or half boot.
- Also calledthe high, thick-soled shoe worn by ancient Greek and Roman tragedians.
- stockings decorated with gold thread worn by a bishop at a Pontifical Mass.
- tragic drama; tragedy. Cf. sock (def. 3).
- the art of acting, esp. tragic acting.
- a woman's low-cut shoe with elastic gores at the sides of the instep, popular in the early 20th century.
- buskin (Thesaurus)