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sealskin

[seel-skin] /ˈsilˌskɪn/
noun
1.
the skin of a seal.
2.
the skin or fur of the fur seal when prepared for making garments or leather items.
3.
a garment or article made of this fur.
adjective
4.
made of sealskin:
a sealskin purse.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English seleskin. See seal2, skin
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Examples from the web for sealskin
  • The town shops sell sealskin slippers, mittens and other indigenous crafts.
  • The myths and fables they hand down are woven out of fog, wildflowers and sealskin.
  • The sealskin coat may he a coat proper or it may be a jacket.
British Dictionary definitions for sealskin

sealskin

/ˈsiːlˌskɪn/
noun
1.
  1. the skin or pelt of a fur seal, esp when dressed with the outer hair removed and the underfur dyed dark brown
  2. (as modifier): a sealskin coat
2.
a garment made of this skin
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Word Origin and History for sealskin
n.

early 14c., from seal (n.2) + skin (n.).

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