Words nearby sheepskin
How to use sheepskin in a sentence
He covered himself with a sheepskin before the wolf in front of him who had attacked his institution with “falsehoods.”
In one notorious incident, half a dozen young condors were found playing tug of war with a sheepskin rug on a back porch in Santa Barbara, he recalled.
Several 12th and 17th century documents describe sheepskin as useful in detecting changes to an original document, such as tampering with a property owner’s name.
The new study adds to evidence that sheepskin helped to prevent fraudsters from pulling the wool over English officials’ eyes.
They have a platform rubber sole and sheepskin leather exterior with a dyed shearling lining to keep you looking put-together on a snowy sidewalk.Best snow boots: Trudge confidently through snowfall|PopSci Commerce Team|February 17, 2021|Popular-Science
The decision maker turned out to be a gray-haired Cossack ataman, or commander, in a traditional sheepskin hat.
So where might the next Carol Bartz or Jeff Bezos get their sheepskin?
On the sheepskin rug before the fire a Manx cat was dozing beside a pair of carpet slippers.Dope|Sax Rohmer
The sheepskin is very short for me, and closely cropped, and looks like a worn-out mat!!Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie|George Brenton Laurie
They generally wore turbans of lambswool, and jackets of sheepskin with the wool inwards.The British Expedition to the Crimea|William Howard Russell
He had taken care to remove from the box of clothing his sheepskin, his loose coat with a hood, and his waterproof overalls.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
Which runs directly into the throat of said Pragmatic Sanction; and engages to make it, mere waste sheepskin, so to speak!History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. VII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
British Dictionary definitions for sheepskin
- the skin of a sheep, esp when used for clothing, etc, or with the fleece removed and used for parchment
- (as modifier)a sheepskin coat