Origin of swanskin
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I have got a swanskin waistcoat,—a most attractive external.Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Vol. I (of 2)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
But you must hide the swanskin that belongs to the youngest maiden.
The one who carried the green scarf left her swanskin under a bush.
Then he came from where he was hiding and gave her the swanskin.
Now that she had the swanskin she was able to transform herself.
- the skin of a swan with the feathers attached
- a fine twill-weave flannel fabric
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