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 In terms of functionality as a handbag, a rear pocket opens to a compartment swathed in Balenciaga’s Italian lambskin leather. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 20 July 2022 Lightweight anodized aluminum, tempered glass and lambskin materials. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 21 June 2022 Beneath the lambskin covering the earpads is memory foam that adapts to the shape around the wearer’s ears. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 17 June 2022 Celine’s black lambskin flap wallet is a timeless option featuring their signature golden Triomphe clasp. Julie Tong, Vogue, 30 Oct. 2021 There’s plenty of nice padding in the ear pads, with a lambskin covering. Christian De Looper, BGR, 26 Oct. 2021 For those who can’t wait until next year, Goddard’s collaboration with Ugg, a slip-on in lamb suede with a lambskin insole, is available now. New York Times, 21 Oct. 2021 Features include cowhide leather, coated canvas, lambskin and metallic pieces. Marc Malkin, Variety, 8 Sep. 2021 Who wants to schlep around with a massive swathe of thick lambskin on their arm all day, sans air conditioning? Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 14 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of lambskin

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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2 Aug 2022

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“Lambskin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lambskin. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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