rawhide

[raw-hahyd]
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:
1650–60; raw + hide2

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rawhide (ˈrɔːˌhaɪd)
 
n
1.  untanned hide
2.  a whip or rope made of strips cut from such a hide

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Example sentences
Made of wood and rawhide, these traditional snowshoes go back to prehistory.
Wood is lashed together with rawhide and covered with colored leather and metal
  ornaments.
The beads were much simpler to work with than quills and eventually replaced
  the traditional rawhide painting and quillwork.
It consists of rawhide stretched over wooden frames.
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