Definition of doeskin in English:


Syllabification: doe·skin
Pronunciation: /ˈdōˌskin


  • 1Leather made from the skin of a female fallow deer.
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    • She removed her nightgown and donned a pair of black doeskin breeches.
    • My hair down and already disheveled from riding, my doeskin leggings soiled from the wet grass, my tunic torn, I ran to the palace courtroom.
    • He stepped from behind the screen, dressed in light, silky green robes and soft doeskin breeches.
  • 1.1A fine satin-weave woolen cloth resembling doeskin.
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    • They were made in London by Ede and Ravenscroft from doeskin cloth and musquash fur from the South American muskrat.

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