the skin of a seal.
the skin or fur of the fur seal when prepared for making garments or leather items.
a garment or article made of this fur.
made of sealskin: a sealskin purse.
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How to use sealskin in a sentence
A man is lured into a fatal obsession when he is hired to make a sealskin bag for a woman born with her heart outside her body.Winter Escapes: Three Short-Story Collections to Sweep You Away | Jane Ciabattari | February 2, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Years after, one of their children finds her sealskin, and runs to display it to his mother, not knowing it was hers.The Science of Fairy Tales | Edwin Sidney Hartland
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
His body is like that of a man except that his feet are very large and look like sealskin muffs.A Treasury of Eskimo Tales | Clara Kern Bayliss
She saw nothing—nothing whatever—in Mr. Fenwick's bringing her mother a beautiful sealskin jacket as a Christmas present.Somehow Good | William de Morgan
It was now that Howell's diary records his purchase of the Irving for ten pounds and a sealskin coat.The Life of James McNeill Whistler | Elizabeth Robins Pennell
British Dictionary definitions for sealskin
the skin or pelt of a fur seal, esp when dressed with the outer hair removed and the underfur dyed dark brown
(as modifier): a sealskin coat
a garment made of this skin
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