sharkskin

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noun shark·skin \ ˈshärk-ˌskin \

Definition of sharkskin

1 :the hide of a shark or leather made from it
2 a :a smooth durable woolen or worsted suiting in twill or basket weave with small woven designs
b :a smooth crisp fabric with a dull finish made usually of rayon in basket weave

First Known Use of sharkskin

1851



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