moleskin

noun mole·skin \ -ˌskin \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of moleskin

1 : the skin of the mole used as fur
2 a : a heavy durable cotton fabric with a short thick velvety nap on one side
b : a garment made of moleskin usually used in plural
c : adhesive padding (as for blisters) made of moleskin

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First Known Use of moleskin

1668


MOLESKIN Defined for English Language Learners

moleskin

noun

Definition of moleskin for English Language Learners

  • : the skin of the mole used as fur

  • : a soft cotton cloth


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moleskin

noun mole·skin \ ˈmōl-ˌskin \

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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