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fishskin

[fish-skin]
noun Slang.
  1. a condom.
  2. a dollar bill.
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Origin of fishskin

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

Examples from the Web for fishskin

Historical Examples

  • 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