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Definition of "ox-skin" [ox-skin]

  • A hide of land. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "ox-skin" in a sentence
  • "Three rugs, two of ox-skin, one of bear, covered the dirt floor, and the walls were decorated with various weapons - two longbows, horn-tipped, several swords and a double-edged claymore."
  • "He sat upon an ox-skin, which did duty for the wool-sack -- the very personification of the majesty of the law, with curled wig, and hide as black as the gown of the Lord Chief"
  • "Here a cowherd from La Mancha, with his long goad in his hand, clad in a kilt of ox-skin, whose antique shape bears some resemblance to the tunic worn by the Roman and Gothic warriors."