fishskin

Related to fishskin: fish skin disease

fishskin

(ˈfɪʃˌskɪn)
n
1. (Zoology) the skin of a fish
2. informal short for fishskin disease
References in classic literature ?
He made collections of shells and minerals, knew how to stuff birds, kept a mass of curiosities bought for nothing in his bedroom; took possession of phials and empty perfume bottles for his specimens; pinned butterflies and beetles under glass, hung Chinese parasols on the walls, together with dried fishskins.
Finalists for the Costa Short Story Award 2014 include: Irish author Paula Cunningham for The Matchboy; London-based writer Zoe Gilbert for Fishskin, Hareskin; Jane Healey for The Liontamer's Husband; Joanne Meek for Jellyfish; Mark Newman for Rosa and Thirkel; and Lucy Ribchester for The Glassblower's Daughter.
com)-- An alumna of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), Jessica Carroll recently performed in the critically acclaimed play Fishskin Trousers at the Finborough Theatre in London, England.
There are plans for Fishskin Trousers to go to the Hollywood Fringe Festival, New York, Edinburgh and Dublin.
Jessica will be off to Los Angeles in April to do another new play, The Broken Token, with the same company she performed with in Fishskin Trousers, before a London run.
Pocket globes are a portable planet earth inside a fishskin case, the concave sides of which comprise a map of the constellations.
Remo SKYNDEEP[TM] Calfskin graphic drumheads are made using a proprietary ink embedding process, the results area warm, crisp sound reminiscent of traditional fishskin drumheads.
Over the last few weeks we have seen Fendi using mink to make cloaks, capes and jackets; there were coyote vests in Marc Jacobs' collection for Louis Vuitton; fox collars and stoles featured strongly from Christian Lacroix; Christian Dior came up with the bizarre combination of fishskin trousers and goatskin jackets; while Valentino showed off his lynx-collared trench-coat, lined with weasel.
Wrapped in a fishskin and worn in her belt, it enabled her to walk now without leaving tracks" (215).
Because it seemed to Extravaganza that, in her poet's embrace, her body dissolved and reorganized into infinite series of animate and inanimate things--sea urchins and clamshell rattles, ivory clappers, ferns and fishskin drums--once she had surfaced from the oceans, lakes, burrows, nests, marshes, mud, sand pits, oyster-beds, and whirlpools of love, she battled bewilderment, unsure of where she was and, for that matter, what she was.
Malutin from Kodiak, AK (Native Village of Afognak) - Furs, Fishskins & Beachgrass