lambskin

noun lamb·skin \ ˈlam-ˌskin \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of lambskin

: a lamb's skin or a small fine-grade sheepskin or the leather made from either; specifically : such a skin dressed with the wool on and used especially for winter clothing

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First Known Use of lambskin

14th century


LAMBSKIN Defined for English Language Learners

lambskin

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Definition of lambskin for English Language Learners

  • : the skin of a lamb


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