lambskin

noun
lamb·​skin | \ˈlam-ˌskin \

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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Chanel’s pastel lambskin Waist Bag with shiny gold-tone metal hardware adds a pop of pastel to any summer ensemble. Sari Anne Tuschman, latimes.com, "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 Sheepskin, also known as lambskin or shearling, is still permitted under the San Francisco ban. Emily Farra, Vogue, "San Francisco Just Banned the Sale of Fur—Here Are 10 Super-Luxe Faux Options From the Fall 2018 Runways," 21 Mar. 2018 Chanel PVC and lambskin clear handbag, $2,600 at select Chanel boutiques. Rebecca Ramsey, The Cut, "Chanel’s Transparent PVC Handbag Leaves Nothing to the Imagination," 8 Mar. 2018 So, after roaring through February like Lions (10-0-2), the Flyers began the pivotal month of March in lambskin. Sam Donnellon, Philly.com, "Flyers enter March like lambs, lose to the Hurricanes, 4-1," 1 Mar. 2018 Its store here is known for a selection of exotic leather bags that cost many times those of the already pricey lambskin basics. Fortune, "This Shopping Mall Is Only for the Super Rich," 8 Feb. 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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lambskin

noun

English Language Learners Definition of lambskin

: the skin of a lamb

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