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rawhide

[raw-hahyd] /ˈrɔˌhaɪd/
noun
1.
untanned skin of cattle or other animals.
2.
a rope or whip made of rawhide.
verb (used with object), rawhided, rawhiding.
3.
to whip with a rawhide.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; raw + hide2
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British Dictionary definitions for raw-hide

rawhide

/ˈrɔːˌhaɪd/
noun
1.
untanned hide
2.
a whip or rope made of strips cut from such a hide
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Word Origin and History for raw-hide

rawhide

n.

"material cut from untanned skins of cattle," 1650s, from raw (adj.) + hide (n.1).

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