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deerskin

[ deer-skin ]

noun

  1. the skin of a deer.
  2. leather made from this.
  3. a garment made of such leather.


adjective

  1. made of deerskin:

    a deerskin jacket.

deerskin

/ ˈdɪəˌskɪn /

noun

    1. the hide of a deer
    2. ( as modifier )

      a deerskin jacket



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Word History and Origins

Origin of deerskin1

1350–1400; Middle English dereskin, variant of deres skin. See deer, skin

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Example Sentences

If you’re doing TIG welding, consider deerskin, which is soft and supple and allows for more dexterity.

He was then attired picturesquely in a fringed deerskin jacket dressed by some of the Blackfeet across the Rockies.

He came, and stood looking at them inquiringly, picturesque in his wide hat and his fringed deerskin jacket.

Weston was also very hungry, and after beating his numbed hands he thrust them inside his deerskin jacket.

The women especially tried to make a good thing out of the defeat of their braves, by selling us moccasins, deerskin breeches, &c.

The Skipper paddled away to Gjendebod, to bring home the deerskin which he had left there to dry.

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