cowskin


cowskin
noun
leather made from the hide of a cow
Syn: ↑cowhide
Hypernyms: ↑leather
Substance Holonyms: ↑cowhide

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I. \\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: cow (I) + skin
1. : cow leather : cowhide
2. : a cowhide whip
II. transitive verb

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/kow"skin'/, n.
1. the skin of a cow.
2. the leather made from it.
[1730-40, Amer.; COW1 + SKIN]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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