Definition of Deerskin

1. Noun. Leather from the hide of a deer.

Generic synonyms: Leather



Definition of Deerskin

1. n. The skin of a deer, or the leather which is made from it.

Definition of Deerskin

1. Adjective. Made from deer leather or hide. ¹

2. Noun. Leather made from deer hide. ¹

3. Noun. The hide, whether tanned or not, of one deer. ¹

4. Noun. An article of clothing manufactured from deerskin. Often constructed in the plural. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deerskin

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

Medical Definition of Deerskin

1. The skin of a deer, or the leather which is made from it. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deerskin

deergut
deerhood
deerhorn
deerhorns
deerhound
deerhounds
deerite
deerlet
deerlets
deerlick
deerlicks
deerlike
deermeat
deers
deerskin (current term)
deerskins
deerslayer cap
deerslayer caps
deerslayer hat
deerstalker
deerstalker cap
deerstalker hat
deerstalker hats
deerstalkers
deerstalking
deerweed
deerweeds
deeryard
deeryards

Literary usage of Deerskin

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1. The Rites of the Twice-born by Sinclair Stevenson (1920)
"... of Ganesa—The Vigil—The Next Morning—The Young Men's Feast—The Thread itself—The Donning of it—The Giving of the deerskin, Staff, Water, ..."

2. Ethnological Results of the Point Barrow Expedition by John Murdoch (1892)
"Man in ordinary deerskin clothes 110 52. Woman's hood Ill 53. ... Pattern of man's deerskin frock 113 55. Detail of trimming, skirt and shoulder of man's ..."

3. The Sun Dance of the Crow Indians by Robert Harry Lowie (1915)
"... deerskin. She went out and got one. Then her husband bade her take it to some virtuous woman, who accepted it, shouldered it, and took it to the doll ..."

4. In Search of a Siberian Klondike by Washington Baker Vanderlip, Homer Bezaleel Hulbert (1903)
"CHAPTER IX OFF FOE THE NORTH—A RUNAWAY My winter wardrobe of deerskin—Shoes that keep the feet warm when it is sixty degrees below ..."

5. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1899)
"The trousers, of heavy deerskin, the hair turned out, were of two styles—like sailors' trousers and like citizens' trousers. In the former style,' they were ..."

6. Dictionary of Americanisms. by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"A light, figured, and fringed hunting-shirt of cotton covered his body, while leggings of deerskin rose to his knee. — Cooper, Oat Openings Rise up, ..."

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