kidskin

[ kid-skin ]
/ ˈkɪdˌskɪn /

noun

leather made from the skin of a young goat; kid.

adjective

made of kidskin: kidskin gloves.

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Origin of kidskin

First recorded in 1635–45; kid1 + skin
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Example sentences from the Web for kidskin

  • He gave her the basket, and with it, wrapped in a piece of kidskin, some of the same powder with which he had doctored the fruits.

    The Wizard|H. Rider Haggard
  • Again there was that vague suggestion of a steel trap covered with velvet, or kidskin.

    Gold Out of Celebes|Aylward Edward Dingle

British Dictionary definitions for kidskin

kidskin
/ (ˈkɪdˌskɪn) /

noun

a soft smooth leather made from the hide of a young goatOften shortened to: kid
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