cowskin

[ kou-skin ]
/ ˈkaʊˌskɪn /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. cowpuncher,
  2. cowrie,
  3. cowrite,
  4. cowry,
  5. cowshed,
  6. cowslip,
  7. cowtail,
  8. cox,
  9. cox's orange pippin,
  10. cox, james middleton

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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