Definition of moleskin in English:

moleskin

Syllabification: mole·skin
Pronunciation: /ˈmōlˌskin
 
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noun

  • 1The skin of a mole used as fur.
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    • He was in the same get up, just with a moleskin jacket, and very short deerskin shorts.
  • 2A thick, strong cotton fabric with a shaved pile surface: [as modifier]: a moleskin coat
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    • I asked Geoff to explain the differences in the different moleskin fabrics.
    • You would know them at a glance - dressed almost alike with brown boots, moleskin trousers, and a peaked cap turned to the left side.
    • Tweeds, velvets, moleskin - there's no retro cloth that hasn't been revamped for a new generation of trendsetters.
  • 2.1 (moleskins) Clothes, especially trousers, made of moleskin fabric.
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    • Moretons sells a wide range of trousers, especially moleskins, and jackets through their website and their Christchurch shop.
    • So once again I have found what I am looking for and cannot leave the store without purchasing two pairs of heavyweight moleskins.
    • The light weight moleskins come in beige and taupe, and the heavy weight in navy, green, beige and taupe.
  • 2.2 A soft fabric with adhesive backing used as a foot bandage.
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    • Be proactive: Put moleskin on your feet in sensitive, blister-prone areas before you hike.
    • You might also try attaching moleskin to the inside of your shoes where it might rub, such as your heels.
    • Protect hot spots and blisters with moleskin, medical tape or good old duct tape.

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