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sheepskin

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noun sheep·skin \-ˌskin\

Simple Definition of sheepskin

  • : the skin of a sheep usually with the wool still on it

  • : a type of leather made from the skin of a sheep

  • : a diploma from a college or university

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sheepskin

  1. 1a :  the skin of a sheep; also :  leather prepared from itb :  parchmentc :  a garment made of or lined with sheepskin

  2. 2 :  diploma

Examples of sheepskin in a sentence

  1. a bag made of sheepskin

  2. jobs that don't require a sheepskin



13th Century

First Known Use of sheepskin

13th century


SHEEPSKIN Defined for Kids

sheepskin

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noun sheep·skin \ˈshēp-ˌskin\

Definition of sheepskin for Students

  1. :  the skin of a sheep or leather prepared from it





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