Origin of cowskin
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The cowskin is a kind of whip seldom seen in the northern states.
After the cowskin was dried up, Ned started for town to sell it.
Buffing is practically only the grain of cowskin from which almost all the flesh has been split.Library Bookbinding
Arthur Low Bailey
If time suffice, you might cross over into the valley of the Cowskin and learn the condition of forage there as well.My Lady of the North
The overseer stands at the quarter door, armed with stick and cowskin, ready to whip any who may be a few minutes behind time.
- another word for cowhide
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