Origin of fishskin

1645–55, for literal sense; fish + skin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for fishskin

Historical Examples of fishskin

  • If you had worn a boy's coat, or a fishskin, always, I had sense enough to see that it was a saint at play.

    The Mermaid

    Lily Dougall

  • In summer their clothing is of sealskin and fishskin; and in winter it is of the thicker reindeer hides.

    A Treasury of Eskimo Tales

    Clara Kern Bayliss