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Definition of "lambskin" []

  • The hide of a lamb, especially when dressed without removing the fleece, as for a garment. (noun)
  • Leather made from the dressed hide of a lamb. (noun)
  • Parchment made from such hide. (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 "lambskin" in a sentence
  • "Between the fourth and sixth century BC, they used to put milk in lambskin bags, which they carried about on their waists."
  • "Ms. Held, whose label is sold in high-end stores like Bergdorf Goodman and Saks Fifth Avenue, seeks out pliant materials such as lambskin or washed cottons."
  • "These days, softer leathers such as lambskin and goatskin are popular alternatives to old-fashioned leathers such as cowhide and horsehide."
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