noun barm·skin \ˈbärmzˌkin, -mˌsk-\

Definition of barmskin



dialectal, British

  1. :  a leather apron

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Origin and Etymology of barmskin

Middle English barm-skin, from barm bosom, lap (from Old English bearm) + skin; akin to Old High German barm bosom, Old Norse barmr, Gothic barms, Old English beran to bear — more at bear

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a trip made at another's expense

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