Definition of kidskin in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɪdskɪn/


[mass noun]
Leather made from the skin of a young goat: [as modifier]: my new kidskin shoes
More example sentences
  • Young men preferred bare legs made possible by wearing short skirts, especially those made from kidskin (lambskin or goatskin) because of its smooth hairs.
  • Her boots and gloves were of softest kidskin, and a belt encircled her waist from which hung a deadly, but less heavy version of her master's broadsword.
  • The dress had been delivered to her, along with gloves in cream silk, embroidered kidskin slippers, a silk and tortoiseshell fan, and a tortoiseshell hairgrip in the shape of a butterfly.


Mid 17th century: from kid1 + skin.

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