swan·​skin ˈswän-ˌskin How to pronounce swanskin (audio)
: the skin of a swan with the down or feathers on it
: fabric resembling flannel and having a soft nap or surface

Word History

First Known Use

1610, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of swanskin was in 1610

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“Swanskin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swanskin. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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