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rawhide

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noun raw·hide \ˈrȯ-ˌhīd\

Definition of rawhide

  1. 1 :  a whip of untanned hide

  2. 2 :  untanned cattle skin

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First Known Use of rawhide

1763


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rawhide

verb raw·hide

Definition of rawhide

rawhided

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rawhiding

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to whip or drive with or as if with a rawhide

  3. 2 :  chastise 2

Examples of rawhide in a Sentence

  1. a strict disciplinarian, the rancher would rawhide his disobedient sons until they were black and blue

First Known Use of rawhide

1858


RAWHIDE Defined for English Language Learners

rawhide

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noun

Definition of rawhide for English Language Learners

  • : the skin of a cow before it has been prepared or made into leather


RAWHIDE Defined for Kids

rawhide

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noun raw·hide \ˈrȯ-ˌhīd\

Definition of rawhide for Students

  1. :  cattle skin before it has been made into leather



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