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fishskin

[ fish-skin ]
/ ˈfɪʃˌskɪn /
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noun Slang.
a condom.
a dollar bill.
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Origin of fishskin

1645–55, for literal sense; fish + skin
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How to use fishskin in a sentence

  • 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
  • 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

Medical definitions for fishskin

fish skin
[ fĭsh ]

n.
ichthyosis
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