kid·​skin | \ ˈkid-ˌskin How to pronounce kidskin (audio) \

Definition of kidskin

: the skin of a young or sometimes a mature goat also : kid leather

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First Known Use of kidskin

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Kidskin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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