dogskin

noun

Definition of dogskin

1a : the skin of the dog
b : leather from it
2 : leather (as from sheepskins or goatskins) resembling dogskin a pair of dogskin gloves

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of dogskin

1508, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about dogskin

Dictionary Entries near dogskin

dog screw

dog shark

dogshore

dogskin

dogsled

dogsleep

dog snapper

Statistics for dogskin

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for dogskin

The first known use of dogskin was in 1508

See more words from the same year

Comments on dogskin

What made you want to look up dogskin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to reflect, repel, echo, or resound

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt-painting-a-young-scholar-and-his-tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!