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calfskin

[kaf-skin, kahf-] /ˈkæfˌskɪn, ˈkɑf-/
noun
1.
the skin or hide of a calf.
2.
leather made from this skin.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; calf1 + skin
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Examples from the web for calfskin
  • With little more than a touch of coral-pink calfskin, this goes from sweet to stunning.
  • The shoe's calfskin leather is buttery soft, so it doesn't need to be broken in.
  • The seamless little shells, hand-crafted for comfort of soft kip-calfskin.
  • The room smelled of new calfskin lug- gage and nail-lacquer remover.
British Dictionary definitions for calfskin

calfskin

/ˈkɑːfˌskɪn/
noun
1.
the skin or hide of a calf
2.
Also called calf
  1. fine leather made from this skin
  2. (as modifier): calfskin boots
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