swanskin

[swon-skin]

Origin of swanskin

First recorded in 1600–10; swan1 + skin
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British Dictionary definitions for swanskin

swanskin

noun
  1. the skin of a swan with the feathers attached
  2. a fine twill-weave flannel fabric
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