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leopard-skin

adjective

made of fabric resembling a leopard's hide; made of leopard hide

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  • But as soon as he caught sight of the stranger in the leopard-skin he started with dismay.

    Gods and Heroes R. E. Francillon
  • The place of honor was covered with a leopard-skin, and the rest of the seats with deerskins.

  • In a moment he had knelt before her and flung up her leopard-skin skirt.

    Into the Primitive Robert Ames Bennet
  • A bank of earth, on which was spread a leopard-skin, formed the throne.

    Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston
  • He wore curious clothes, for he had a kind of linen tunic, and around his waist hung a kilt of leopard-skin.

    Prester John John Buchan
  • On the wall behind him the leopard-skin still hung, looking now shrivelled at the edges in this extreme heat.

    The Pools of Silence H. de Vere Stacpoole
  • At last he turned round, and told Jan that he must carry his leopard-skin.

    Adventures in Africa W.H.G. Kingston
  • The girl stood before him, clad from neck to foot in her leopard-skin dress.

    Into the Primitive Robert Ames Bennet
  • Dingaanzulu stood up and threw his leopard-skin cloak about his shoulders.

    Adventures in Swaziland Owen Rowe O'Neil
  • The word is also loosely applied to the cloaks of leopard-skin worn by the chiefs and principal men of the Kaffir tribes.

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