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.]
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