pig-skin

pigskin

[pig-skin]
noun
1.
the skin of a pig.
2.
leather made from it.
3.
Informal. a saddle.
4.
Informal. a football.

Origin:
1850–55; pig1 + skin

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pigskin (ˈpɪɡˌskɪn)
 
n
1.  the skin of the domestic pig
2.  leather made of this skin
3.  informal (US), (Canadian) a football
 
adj
4.  made of pigskin

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