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horse + skin

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horseskin \hɔː(r)s.skɪn\

  1. Peau (ou cuir) de cheval.
    • The dried horseskin was made of brown Canton flannel and was held in place by being thrown over a horizontal stick. — (John Merrill, Martha Fleming, Play-making and plays: the dramatic impulse and its educative use in the elementary and secondary school, 1930, p.98)
    • But we cannot wear these horseskin boots in the rain and snow. We need regular leather top-boots. Moreover, our clothing is very much the worse for wear. We must provide ourselves with new outfits. — (Petr K. Ignatov, Partisans of the Kuban, 1945, p.148)
    • They made these fancy coverings from buckskins, horseskins, and cornhusks. — (Allison Lassieur, The Nez Perce Tribe, 2000, p.13)