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sharkskin

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noun shark·skin \ˈshärk-ˌskin\

Definition of sharkskin

  1. 1 :  the hide of a shark or leather made from it

  2. 2a :  a smooth durable woolen or worsted suiting in twill or basket weave with small woven designsb :  a smooth crisp fabric with a dull finish made usually of rayon in basket weave



1851

First Known Use of sharkskin

1851


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