cowskin

[ kou-skin ]
/ ˈkaʊˌskɪn /

noun

the skin of a cow.
the leather made from it.

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Origin of cowskin

An Americanism dating back to 1730–40; cow1 + skin
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British Dictionary definitions for cowskin

cowskin
/ (ˈkaʊˌskɪn) /

noun

another word for cowhide
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