buckskin

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buckskin

1. the skin of a male deer
2. a stiffly starched cotton cloth
3. a strong satin-woven woollen fabric
4. greyish-yellow
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Andro Linklater argues that the key to modern US power is to be found in the survey lines that, in the 19th century, turned the country's wilderness into property and transformed its owners from buckskinned settlers into land speculators.
Helmer Roger Christian ("Nostradamus," "Masterminds" and second unit on "Star Wars: Episode One -- Phantom Menace") sets the feature's tenor in the first few minutes: The buckskinned protag gets bad news from his mountain-dwelling clan ("Sorry, Jonnie, the gods took your father in the night," intones his g.
Hunting alone" in our minds calls forth Daniel Boone advancing by himself through unbroken hardwood forests, or a buckskinned mountain man leading his string of pack horses across some majestic high lonesome.