rawhide

[ raw-hahyd ]
/ ˈrɔˌhaɪd /

noun

untanned skin of cattle or other animals.
a rope or whip made of rawhide.

verb (used with object), raw·hid·ed, raw·hid·ing.

to whip with a rawhide.

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Origin of rawhide

First recorded in 1650–60; raw + hide2
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British Dictionary definitions for rawhide

rawhide
/ (ˈrɔːˌhaɪd) /

noun

untanned hide
a whip or rope made of strips cut from such a hide
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