- the skin of a doe.
- leather made from this.
- doeskins, soft leather gloves made of sheepskin.
- a closely woven woolen cloth made with a satin or a small twill weave.
- made of doeskin.
Origin of doeskin
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Examples from the Web for doeskin
The simplest twills are the so-called "doeskin" and "prunella."Textiles and Clothing
Kate Heintz Watson
She turned away, the fringe of her doeskin skirt swirling about her shins.Shaman
Nigel had to turn his doeskin heels and show his little golden spurs.Sir Nigel
Arthur Conan Doyle
There is an odd suggestion of a dinner jacket about his doeskin coat.The Admirable Crichton
J. M. Barrie
When all had been cut away, he placed them in the doeskin pouch that hung at his belt.Hawk Eye
- the skin of a deer, lamb, or sheep
- a very supple leather made from this skin and used esp for gloves
- a heavy smooth satin-weave or twill-weave cloth
- (modifier) made of doeskin
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