lamb·​skin | \ ˈlam-ˌskin How to pronounce lambskin (audio) \

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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Recent Examples on the Web Made of 40 percent lambskin and 60 percent polyester, these heated ski gloves from Savior feature a reflective strip to help with visibility on the mountain or street. Popular Science, "Extra warm gloves that’ll keep your hands toasty at all costs," 16 June 2020 The ladylike handbag came in both cloth with the brand’s signature GG monogram and lambskin, and always included a signature piston strap closure. Eliza Huber,, "Original Gucci Jackie Bags Are Less Than £300 Right Now — But Not For Long," 2 Mar. 2020 For the occasion, Meghan wore an all-red look, pairing a BOSS by Hugo Boss pencil skirt, made out of lambskin, with a wine V-neck sweater by Joseph. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Stuns in a Red Leather Pencil Skirt as She Attends One Young World Event," 25 Oct. 2019 Meghan wore a red lambskin skirt from BOSS by Hugo Boss for the discussion. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Says Men Need to Be Involved in Gender Equality Discussions," 26 Oct. 2019 On the higher end there is Master and Dynamic's MW50 stainless steel and lambskin headphones with their ultra comfortable memory foam earpads. Vogue, "9 Headphones That Won’t Hurt Your Style Game," 10 Sep. 2019 If latex isn't your thing, there are condoms out there made of lambskin and various natural ingredients. Zahra Barnes, SELF, "19 Condom Mistakes You Don't Want to Make," 29 Aug. 2019 An original in lambskin and crocodile embossed calfskin sells for $6,200 on the Chanel site. Ephrat Livni, Quartzy, "Every invention you use has one thing in common," 18 June 2019 The Row is primarily a luxury womenswear label with a following among mature fashion lovers who won’t blink at a $1,350 cashmere hoodie or a $6,790 lambskin skirt. Christina Binkley, WSJ, "Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s The Row Launches Menswear," 27 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of lambskin

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Lambskin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of lambskin

: the skin of a lamb

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