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 The idea behind this unusual design is that 2.75-ounce deerskin, stitched with as few seams as possible for fewer weak points, provides better protection than carbon-fiber armor, which can fracture and cause worse injury. Alexander George, Popular Mechanics, 30 Mar. 2021 With a French duck-feather fill and a slick black deerskin shell, this sleeveless wonder conveys urbane polish, not nautical necessity. Andrew Nelson, WSJ, 27 Mar. 2021 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, 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, 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, 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, 24 July 2019 Leather products, deerskin, sheepskin and goatskin also are exempt, along with the work of taxidermists. Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times, 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, 24 July 2019 See More

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First Known Use of deerskin

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 Jun. 2022.

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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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