deerskin

noun
deer·​skin | \ ˈdir-ˌskin How to pronounce deerskin (audio) \

Definition of deerskin

: leather made from the skin of a deer also : a garment of this leather

Examples of deerskin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These thermal gloves are made out of real deerskin suede leather and thermal polar fleece, which a system of fibers and microfibers to trap in heat. Popular Science, "Tech-friendly gloves for a modern life without frozen fingers," 30 Jan. 2020 In nearby igloos, Inuit women sewed sleeping bags and clothing for the men out of deerskin that the women had to chew for hours to make pliable. Yudhijit Bhattacharjee, chicagotribune.com, "‘The Ice at the End of the World’ is melting: Book explores Greenland and the warning it raises for global climate change," 24 July 2019 In nearby igloos, Inuit women sewed sleeping bags and clothing for the men out of deerskin that the women had to chew for hours to make pliable. Yudhijit Bhattacharjee, chicagotribune.com, "‘The Ice at the End of the World’ is melting: Book explores Greenland and the warning it raises for global climate change," 24 July 2019 In nearby igloos, Inuit women sewed sleeping bags and clothing for the men out of deerskin that the women had to chew for hours to make pliable. Yudhijit Bhattacharjee, chicagotribune.com, "‘The Ice at the End of the World’ is melting: Book explores Greenland and the warning it raises for global climate change," 24 July 2019 Leather products, deerskin, sheepskin and goatskin also are exempt, along with the work of taxidermists. Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times, "California could soon ban sale of new fur products under bill sent to governor," 11 Sep. 2019 In nearby igloos, Inuit women sewed sleeping bags and clothing for the men out of deerskin that the women had to chew for hours to make pliable. Yudhijit Bhattacharjee, chicagotribune.com, "‘The Ice at the End of the World’ is melting: Book explores Greenland and the warning it raises for global climate change," 24 July 2019 In nearby igloos, Inuit women sewed sleeping bags and clothing for the men out of deerskin that the women had to chew for hours to make pliable. Yudhijit Bhattacharjee, chicagotribune.com, "‘The Ice at the End of the World’ is melting: Book explores Greenland and the warning it raises for global climate change," 24 July 2019 In nearby igloos, Inuit women sewed sleeping bags and clothing for the men out of deerskin that the women had to chew for hours to make pliable. Yudhijit Bhattacharjee, chicagotribune.com, "‘The Ice at the End of the World’ is melting: Book explores Greenland and the warning it raises for global climate change," 24 July 2019

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Deerskin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deerskin. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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deerskin

noun
deer·​skin | \ ˈdir-ˌskin How to pronounce deerskin (audio) \

Kids Definition of deerskin

: leather made from the skin of a deer or a garment made of such leather

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