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lambskin

[lam-skin] /ˈlæmˌskɪn/
noun
1.
the skin of a lamb, especially when dressed with its wool, and used for clothing.
2.
leather made from such skin.
3.
parchment made from such skin.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English; see lamb, skin
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Examples from the web for lambskin
  • Over the years our reputation for quality mens and womens lambskin coats has grown.
  • The sponge was a wooden cylinder about a foot long, the same diameter as the shot, and covered with lambskin.
  • Sheep and lambskin supply is influenced by price developments in meat and in wool.
British Dictionary definitions for lambskin

lambskin

/ˈlæmˌskɪn/
noun
1.
the skin of a lamb, esp with the wool still on
2.
  1. a material or garment prepared from this skin
  2. (as modifier): a lambskin coat
3.
a cotton or woollen fabric resembling this skin
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Word Origin and History for lambskin
n.

mid-14c., from lamb + skin (n.).

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