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capeskin

noun cape·skin \ˈkāp-ˌskin\

Definition of CAPESKIN

:  a light flexible leather made from sheepskins with the natural grain retained and used especially for gloves and garments

Origin of CAPESKIN

Cape of Good Hope, Africa
First Known Use: 1919

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