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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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 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 External condoms are usually made of latex but can also be made from polyurethane (plastic) or lambskin, according to the Mayo Clinic. Korin Miller, SELF, "These Are the Only Kinds of Birth Control That Also Protect Against STIs," 27 July 2018 Chanel’s pastel lambskin Waist Bag with shiny gold-tone metal hardware adds a pop of pastel to any summer ensemble. Sari Anne Tuschman,, "The fanny pack — yes, the fanny pack — is in the midst of a major comeback," 18 May 2018 The lambskin satchel's quilted diamond pattern echoes the interior of Vuitton's signature trunks. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, "Wait List: The Piece To Covet," 2 June 2014 The ban will go into effect on January 1, 2019, and does not apply to secondhand items, sheepskin, or lambskin. Furriers and other stores can sell their current fur inventory until 2020. Sarah Spellings, The Cut, "San Francisco Becomes First Major U.S. City to Ban Fur," 21 Mar. 2018 The ban, which goes into effect on January 1, 2019, doesn't apply to secondhand items, sheepskin or lambskin. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "San Francisco Becomes Largest U.S. City To Ban Fur," 21 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of lambskin

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of lambskin

: the skin of a lamb

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