calfskin

[ kaf-skin, kahf- ]
/ ˈkæfˌskɪn, ˈkɑf- /

noun

the skin or hide of a calf.
leather made from this skin.

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Origin of calfskin

First recorded in 1580–90; calf1 + skin
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British Dictionary definitions for calfskin

calfskin
/ (ˈkɑːfˌskɪn) /

noun

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