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coonskin

Line breaks: coon|skin
Pronunciation: /ˈkuːnskɪn
 
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Definition of coonskin in English:

noun

The pelt of a raccoon: [as modifier]: a coonskin hat
More example sentences
  • There is a scene in the movie where I wear a coonskin hat and buckskin clothes and all that stuff when I first get to town.
  • With the money from the coonskins and the prize money from the contest, the family now has enough money to move to town and for the children to have a better education.
  • Billy gets excited because this means the price of coonskins will go up and Billy could make a lot of money if he catches a lot of coonskins.

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