rawhide


1raw·hide

noun \ˈr-ˌhīd\

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

Full Definition of RAWHIDE

1
:  a whip of untanned hide
2
:  untanned cattle skin

First Known Use of RAWHIDE

1829

2rawhide

verb
raw·hid·edraw·hid·ing

Definition of RAWHIDE

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

Examples of RAWHIDE

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

First Known Use of RAWHIDE

1858

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