goat·​skin | \ ˈgōt-ˌskin How to pronounce goatskin (audio) \

Definition of goatskin

1 : the skin of a goat
2 : leather made from goatskin

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In the courtyard, the love seat is from a flea market, the burlap sofas are custom, the throws on the sofas are goatskin, and the pillows are made from a Malinese fabric. Gisela Williams, ELLE Decor, "The Vivacious 18th-Century Marakesh Medina of Two L.A. Transplants," 28 Dec. 2018 Available in three different color schemes, the chic over-ear headphones are lined with goatskin and lambskin and feature matte black metal detailing. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Proenza Schouler Debuts A Chic New Pair of Headphones," 19 Nov. 2014 For Pruning: Exemplary Gardens Pruning Gloves These elbow-length gloves made from goatskin and cowhide serve the same function as the ones above, but are a great fit for both men and women. Stephanie Eckelkamp, Good Housekeeping, "10 Best Gardening Gloves," 12 Apr. 2017 The hands, which are custom cut for women, are made from supple yet durable pigskin leather, while the arms are made from super tough goatskin to protect you from twigs. Stephanie Eckelkamp, Good Housekeeping, "10 Best Gardening Gloves," 12 Apr. 2017 The Wisteria chairs have custom leather slipcovers, and the goatskin-and-iron ceiling fixture was inspired by lighting at the Leon Trotsky museum in Mexico City. Elisabeth Malkin, ELLE Decor, "House Tour: A Bohemian Retreat In San Miguel de Allende Reflects Local Traditions," 20 Feb. 2018 Perfect gardener gloves, $23, Protector Comfort Rose Gloves, $55, are goatskin gloves with 12-inch calfskin extensions to protect your arms against thorns. Jeanette Marantos, latimes.com, "Gifts for gardening aficionados this holiday season," 3 Nov. 2017 The binding was red and made of highly polished goatskin, with a large grain. Longreads, "The Woman Who Smashed Codes: America’s Secret Weapon in World War II," 12 Oct. 2017 For the collector who needs to know what type of leather, the clutch is made from Mysore goatskin while the larger options are Novillo bullcalf. Sarah Spellings, The Cut, "Hermès Is Launching a New Bag Inspired by a Coin Purse," 5 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of goatskin

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of goatskin

: leather made from the skin of a goat


goat·​skin | \ ˈgōt-ˌskin How to pronounce goatskin (audio) \

Kids Definition of goatskin

: the skin of a goat or leather made from it

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