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calfskin

[kaf-skin, kahf-] /ˈkæfˌskɪn, ˈkɑf-/
noun
1.
the skin or hide of a calf.
2.
leather made from this skin.
Origin of calfskin
1580-1590
First recorded in 1580-90; calf1 + skin
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calfskin

/ˈkɑːfˌskɪn/
noun
1.
the skin or hide of a calf
2.
Also called calf
  1. fine leather made from this skin
  2. (as modifier): calfskin boots
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