lambskin

noun
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

Examples of lambskin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Splashy styles, such as Chanel’s quilted lambskin flask (a snip at $4,895), bring status and fanfare to maximalists who actively seek out those qualities in this part of town. Natalie Rigg, Los Angeles Times, 26 May 2021 Aside from being our top pick for touchscreen gloves, these gloves are also made of extremely soft, durable lambskin leather. Rachel Dube, USA TODAY, 15 Dec. 2020 The floor carpets, both front and back, are covered with floor mats made of lambskin and dyed to match the interior. Patrick Bedard, Car and Driver, 23 Sep. 2020 The retailer offers a variety of rugs, from classic jute or shag rugs to vintage-looking rugs and even some trendier options like a faux cowhide or lambskin rug. Courtney Campbell, USA TODAY, 17 Aug. 2020 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, 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, refinery29.com, 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, 25 Oct. 2019 Meghan wore a red lambskin skirt from BOSS by Hugo Boss for the discussion. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, 26 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of lambskin

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Lambskin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lambskin. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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lambskin

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English Language Learners Definition of lambskin

: the skin of a lamb

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