horsehide

[hawrs-hahyd]
noun
1.
the hide of a horse.
2.
leather made from the hide of a horse.
3.
Slang. a baseball.
adjective
4.
made of horsehide.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English. See horse, hide2

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horsehide (ˈhɔːsˌhaɪd)
 
n
1.  the hide of a horse
2.  leather made from this hide
3.  (modifier) made of horsehide

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Example sentences
They are played by a revolving mechanical horsehide bow, which adjusts tension to create lifelike musical effects.
Without a thong smoother, the longest piece of straight leather one can make is the same length as a horsehide, about six feet.
First quality calf skin or horsehide leather is recommended for field boots, shoes, hat bands and chin straps.
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