Origin of lambskin
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The black feathers on its head are the black cap of lambskin which he used to wear.Rumanian Bird and Beast Stories
On her head she had a black hood of lambskin, lined with ermine.Eirik the Red's Saga
Janet, finding the lambskin left on her hands, examined it curiously, running her fingers over the soft black wool.
Finding her seated upon the lambskin, he took his place opposite her and passed the hot bread.
It will not, certainly, be very easy to find such a disease as the lambskin disease in any of our modern nosologies.Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders
William A. Alcott
- the skin of a lamb, esp with the wool still on
- a material or garment prepared from this skin
- (as modifier)a lambskin coat
- a cotton or woollen fabric resembling this skin
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Word Origin and History for lambskin
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