Usually Disparaging and Offensive. a term used to refer to a white man. Historical Examples Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2 Works Projects Administration The History of Mary Prince Mary Prince The Maroon Mayne Reid The Ocean Wireless Boys and the Lost Liner Wilbur Lawton Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in […]
a stiff cotton fabric for interlinings, book bindings, etc. stiffness of manner; extreme preciseness or formality. to strengthen with buckram. Archaic. to give a false appearance of importance, value, or strength to. Historical Examples The House with the Green Shutters George Douglas Brown A Book for All Readers Ainsworth Rand Spofford Make Your Own Hats […]
Buckinghamshire. the male of the deer, antelope, rabbit, hare, sheep, or goat. the male of certain other animals, as the shad. an impetuous, dashing, or spirited man or youth. Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to an American Indian male or a black male. buckskin. bucks, casual oxford shoes made of buckskin, […]
a beam held by stays to the exterior of a masonry wall, as that of a furnace or boiler, to keep the adjacent areas of the wall from being forced outward.