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deerskin Syllabification: deer·skin
Pronunciation: /ˈdirskin/

Definition of deerskin in English:


Leather made from a deer’s skin.
Example sentences
  • Before the Ojibwa began to trade with Europeans and Americans, they wore clothing made from animal hides, primarily from tanned deerskin.
  • Charlie Palmer removed his walnut-colored canvas field coat and deerskin shooting gloves.
  • One could almost believe that at any moment Scott and his men would come shuffling in, hang up their deerskin coats and start boiling a brew.

Words that rhyme with deerskin

buckskin • baldachin

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