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doe·skin

 (dō′skĭn′)
n.
1.
a. The skin of a doe.
b. Soft leather made from the skin of a deer, lamb, or goat, used especially for gloves.
2. A fine, soft, smooth woolen fabric.
3. A densely napped finish for certain woolen fabrics, such as flannel.

doeskin

(ˈdəʊˌskɪn)
n
1. (Textiles) the skin of a deer, lamb, or sheep
2. (Textiles) a very supple leather made from this skin and used esp for gloves
3. (Textiles) a heavy smooth satin-weave or twill-weave cloth
4. (Textiles) (modifier) made of doeskin

doe•skin

(ˈdoʊˌskɪn)

n.
1. the skin of a doe.
2. soft leather made from this or from sheepskin or lambskin, often used for gloves, jackets, etc.
3. any of various fabrics with a napped, suedelike finish, used esp. for coats, suits, and sportswear.
[1425–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doeskin - soft leather from deerskin or lambskin
leather - an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
2.doeskin - a fine smooth soft woolen fabric
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Translations

doeskin

[ˈdəʊskɪn] Nante m, piel f de ante

doeskin

nRehfell nt; (treated) → Rehleder nt
References in classic literature ?
Or a soft, doeskin loin cloth from the body of a black she?
The young man whose presence served to set in play all these feminine self- conceits, appeared to pay very little heed to the matter, and, while these pretty damsels were vying with one another to attract his attention, he seemed to be chiefly absorbed in polishing the buckle of his sword belt with his doeskin glove.
His upper body was clothed in a rough under tunic of wool, stained red, over which he wore a short leathern jerkin, while his doublet was also of leather, a soft and finely tanned piece of undressed doeskin.