Definition of moleskin
1 : the skin of the mole used as fur
2a : a heavy durable cotton fabric with a short thick velvety nap on one sideb : a garment made of moleskin —usually used in pluralc : adhesive padding (as for blisters) made of moleskin
Recent Examples of moleskin from the Web
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A small first aid kit and moleskin is always helpful.
For Piombo, who hails from Genoa, that means carefully choosing fabrics — handwoven velvets from France, silks from Lyon, and moleskin from Hungary — to create designs rooted in the kind of bohemian nonchalance that Piombo embodies.
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MOLESKIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of moleskin for English Language Learners
: the skin of the mole used as fur
: a soft cotton cloth
Medical Definition of moleskin
: adhesive padding (such as for blisters) typically made of a heavy, durable, cotton fabric with a soft nap on one side
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