Origin of pigskin
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Examples from the Web for pigskin
The idea was to get the “pigskin” into the opposing village by any means possible.Up To a Point: Oops, I Enjoyed Soccer
P. J. O’Rourke
July 13, 2014
In the sports world, she is a “ pigskin princess,” who loves Eli Manning and enjoys the chicken fingers at Giants Stadium.The Dragon Tattoo Dynasty
August 26, 2010
Time after time he took the pigskin and landed it for a gain.
Roberts was out of position and the pigskin was intercepted by the Claflin quarter.
With the pigskin on Claflin's thirteen-yard line a score seemed certain.
Not even a pigskin document case or an overcoat with bulgy pockets.Torchy As A Pa
The old record-book, bound in pigskin, reposed on the rector's shelves.The Science of Fairy Tales
Edwin Sidney Hartland
- the skin of the domestic pig
- leather made of this skin
- US and Canadian informal a football
- made of pigskin
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Word Origin and History for pigskin
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