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capeskin

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noun cape·skin \ˈkāp-ˌskin\

Definition of capeskin

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



Origin and Etymology of capeskin

Cape of Good Hope, Africa


First Known Use: 1919


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