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Definition of "goatskin" []

  • The skin of a goat. (noun)
  • Leather made from a goatskin. (noun)
  • A container, as for wine, made from a goatskin. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "goatskin" in a sentence
  • "Also received by Palin: jewelry made from renewable materials, a piece of stained glass, a custom Bible hand bound in goatskin leather, more than two dozen books and some cds."
  • "Sometimes the memory of the past is very strong upon me, and I forget that I am a dirty old man, clad in goatskin, wandering with my savage grandsons who are goatherds in the primeval wilderness."
  • "Holding it far above his head, Hassan tipped it back so that the water shot out of the tiny spout and directly into his open mouth, like wine from a medieval goatskin."