- the soft, deep-gray, fragile fur of the mole.
- a strong and heavy napped, twilled cotton fabric used for sportswear and work clothing.
- moleskins, a garment, especially trousers, of this fabric.
- a soft, usually adhesive-backed fabric applied to the feet or other areas of the body to prevent irritation or abrasion.
Origin of moleskin
Examples from the Web for moleskin
Historical Examples of moleskin
"We has a bolt o' moleskin and a bolt o' kersey cloth," said Mrs. Twig.Left on the Labrador
I've got the last suit of moleskin I ever worked in laid away.Put Yourself in His Place
She was wearing a moleskin coat with a deep collar of silver-fox.
She had on a moleskin hat, close fitting to her glossy head.
Her moleskin coat is gone from her wardrobe, and her little taupe hat.The Luminous Face
- the dark grey dense velvety pelt of a mole, used as a fur
- a hard-wearing cotton fabric of twill weave used for work clothes, etc
- (modifier) made from moleskina moleskin waistcoat