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swanskin

[swon-skin] /ˈswɒnˌskɪn/
noun
1.
the skin of a swan, with the feathers on.
2.
a closely woven twill-weave flannel for work clothes.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; swan1 + skin
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British Dictionary definitions for swan-skin

swanskin

/ˈswɒnˌskɪn/
noun
1.
the skin of a swan with the feathers attached
2.
a fine twill-weave flannel fabric
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