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capeskin

Syllabification: cape·skin
Pronunciation: /ˈkāpskin
 
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Definition of capeskin in English:

noun

A soft leather made from South African sheepskin.
Example sentences
  • Sides of binding boards are covered with a woven fabric of cherry-red and black, and the shelfback is covered with imported black capeskin stamped in gold.
  • In the custom room, next to his office, the drapes are hand-woven of capeskin, suede and gold metallic strands, and hang from ceiling to floor.
  • Our extensive range of leather includes the finest deerskin, capeskin and suede available.

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