cowskin


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cowskin

(ˈkaʊˌskɪn)
n
(Tanning) another word for cowhide
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Noun1.cowskin - leather made from the hide of a cow
cowhide - a heavy flexible whip braided from leather made from the hide of a cow
leather - an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
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He always went armed with a cowskin and a heavy cudgel.
and after rolling up his sleeves, he com- menced to lay on the heavy cowskin, and soon the warm, red blood (amid heart-rending shrieks from her, and horrid oaths from him) came dripping to the floor.
Nay," quoth Little John testily, at the same time rising carefully, as though his bones had been made of glass, "I can help myself, good fellow, without thy aid; and let me tell thee, had it not been for that vile cowskin cap of thine, it would have been ill for thee this day.
For the most part, they arrive from local abattoirs, but the journey from crude cowskin to sophisticated hide is an astonishing one that has brought Bridge of Weir award upon award and the right to claim their product is low carbon.
Barker and Stonehouse has a wide range of cowhide and cowskin rugs, from pure white cowskin to the more exotic zebra print in aged beige but the black and white cowhide rug should suit most interiors.
There is a wide range of cowhide and cowskin rugs, from pure white cowskin to the more exotic zebra print in aged beige but the black and white cowhide rug should suit most interiors.
Li's apartment is a sparsely furnished one-room flat in the fashionable Sodermalm district, its sole contents a bed, a small table with two chairs, a stereo, a mirror, a cowskin rug and an upright black piano.
Ranaway, the negro slave named Jupiter--has a fresh mark of a cowskin on one of his cheeks.