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Gaskins   Listen
noun
Gaskins  n. pl.  
1.
Loose hose or breeches; galligaskins. (Obs.)
2.
Packing of hemp.
3.
A horse's thighs. (Prov. Eng.)






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"Gaskins" Quotes from Famous Books



... "the thighs below the shoulder-blades" are distinguished from "the thighs below the tail." They correspond respectively to our "arms" (i.e. forearms) and "gaskins," and anatomically speaking the radius (os brachii) and ...
— On Horsemanship • Xenophon



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