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Definition of "pigskin" [pig•skin]

  • The skin of a pig. (noun)
  • Leather made from the skin of a pig. (noun)
  • Sports A football. (noun)
  • Informal A saddle. (noun)
  • The skin of the domestic pig (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.

  • Leather made of this skin (noun)
  • A football (noun)
  • Made of pigskin (adjective)

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Use "pigskin" in a sentence
  • "-0/+14So this is where the term pigskin came from."
  • ", -0/+14So this is where the term pigskin came from."
  • "It will be interesting to see how this bookauction goes on Thursday – up for grabs is a rare Chaucer from 1896produced by William Morris, bound in pigskin with 87 woodcuts and illustrated by pre-RaphaeliteEdward Burne-Jones."