Definition of Sealskin

1. Noun. The pelt or fur (especially the underfur) of a seal. "A coat of seal"

Exact synonyms: Seal
Generic synonyms: Fur, Pelt
Derivative terms: Seal



2. Noun. A garment (as a jacket or coat or robe) made of sealskin.
Generic synonyms: Garment

Definition of Sealskin

1. n. The skin of a seal; the pelt of a seal prepared for use, esp. of the fur seal; also, a garment made of this material.

Definition of Sealskin

1. Noun. A type of fabric made from the skin of seals. ¹

2. Noun. Any fabric manufactured to resemble sealskin. ¹

3. Noun. An item of clothing made from sealskin (whether real or imitation). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sealskin

1. the skin of a seal [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sealskin

sealike
sealine
sealines
sealing
sealing-wax
sealing material
sealing washer
sealing wax
sealings
sealion
sealions
sealless
seallike
seals
sealship
sealskin (current term)
sealskin tent
sealskins
sealwax
sealwaxes
sealyhams
seam
seam allowance
seam allowances
seamaid
seamaids
seaman
seaman apprentice
seaman recruit
seamanite

Literary usage of Sealskin

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1. The Tailor Made Girl, Her Friends, Her Fashions and Her Follies by Philip Henry Welch (1888)
"Miss sealskin. —Yes ; I was awfully sorry I didn't come down to the ... Miss sealskin.—How long do you suppose this wretched creature is going to play ? ..."

2. Popular Lectures on Science and Art: Delivered in the Principal Cities and by Dionysius Lardner (1846)
"Ancient Methods of averting Lightnings—Persona in Bed not Secure, as gome think.—Augustus's sealskin Cloak as a Lightning Protector. ..."

3. Among the Eskimos of Labrador: A Record of Five Years' Close Intercourse by Samuel King Hutton (1912)
"... CHAPTER IV THE FREEZING OF THE SEA—sealskin CLOTHES AND BOOTS— WINTER COLD—THE HOME-COMING. ON the morning of the 10th of November the Harmony was gone, ..."

4. The Stefánsson-Anderson Arctic Expedition of the American Museum by Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1914)
"Woman's Boots, Coronation Gulf. Length, 1 m. Fig. 69 (60.1-3601). Shoe of sealskin, Coronation Gulf. ..."

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