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sheep·skin

 (shēp′skĭn′)
n.
1. The skin of a sheep either tanned with the fleece left on or in the form of leather or parchment.
2. Informal A diploma.
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sheepskin

(ˈʃiːpˌskɪn)
n
1. (Tanning)
a. the skin of a sheep, esp when used for clothing, etc, or with the fleece removed and used for parchment
b. (as modifier): a sheepskin coat.
2. (Textiles)
a. the skin of a sheep, esp when used for clothing, etc, or with the fleece removed and used for parchment
b. (as modifier): a sheepskin coat.
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding)
a. the skin of a sheep, esp when used for clothing, etc, or with the fleece removed and used for parchment
b. (as modifier): a sheepskin coat.
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sheep•skin

(ˈʃipˌskɪn)

n.
1. the skin of a sheep, esp. such a skin dressed with the wool on, as for a garment.
2. leather, parchment, or the like, made from the skin of sheep.
3. Informal. a diploma.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sheepskin - tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left onsheepskin - tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing
leather - an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
Golden Fleece - in Greek mythology, a fleece of gold owned by the king of Colchis and guarded in a sacred grove by a dragon; recovered by Jason and the Argonauts
2.sheepskin - skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on
animal skin - the outer covering of an animal
vellum - fine parchment prepared from the skin of a young animal e.g. a calf or lamb
3.sheepskin - a document certifying the successful completion of a course of studysheepskin - a document certifying the successful completion of a course of study
certificate, credential, credentials, certification - a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
Higher National Diploma, HND - a diploma given for vocational training that prepares the student for a career in a particular area; good students may progress to a course leading to a degree
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Translations
ovčí kůže
fåreskind
lampaannahka
ovčja koža
羊の毛皮
양가죽
fårskinn
หนังแกะ
da cừu

sheepskin

[ˈʃiːpskɪn] Npiel f de carnero
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

sheepskin

[ˈʃiːpskɪn]
npeau f de mouton
modif [coat, rug] → en peau de moutonsheepskin jacket ncanadienne fsheep station ngros élevage m de moutons
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

sheepskin

[ˈʃiːpˌskɪn]
1. npelle f di pecora or di montone
2. adj (gloves) → di montone
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

sheepskin

جِلْدُ الغَنَم ovčí kůže fåreskind Schaffell προβιά piel de borrego lampaannahka peau de mouton ovčja koža montone 羊の毛皮 양가죽 schaapsvacht saueskinn owcza skóra pele de carneiro овчина fårskinn หนังแกะ koyun postu da cừu 羊皮
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

sheepskin

n piel f de cordero or oveja
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.