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rawhide

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noun raw·hide \ˈrȯ-ˌhīd\

Simple Definition of rawhide

  • : the skin of a cow before it has been prepared or made into leather

Full Definition of rawhide

  1. 1 :  a whip of untanned hide

  2. 2 :  untanned cattle skin


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rawhide

verb raw·hide

Definition of rawhide

raw·hid·edraw·hid·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to whip or drive with or as if with a rawhide

  3. 2 :  chastise 2



Examples of rawhide

  1. <a strict disciplinarian, the rancher would rawhide his disobedient sons until they were black and blue>



1858

First Known Use of rawhide

1858



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