- the skin of a deer.
- leather made from this.
- a garment made of such leather.
- made of deerskin: a deerskin jacket.
Origin of deerskin
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Examples from the Web for deerskin
But the coyote took him by the neck of his deerskin shirt and dragged him a little.The Trail Book
In the refuse on the floor I found a piece of deerskin about ten inches square.The Long Labrador Trail
Pete made a rough coat and even a skirt for her of deerskin.The Heart of Thunder Mountain
Edfrid A. Bingham
At one side and alone stood a deerskin tent of peculiar form.The Gaunt Gray Wolf
Inside the wigwam, a deerskin curtain separated them from each other.Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children
- the hide of a deer
- (as modifier)a deerskin jacket
Word Origin and History for deerskin
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