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mole·skin

 (mōl′skĭn′)
n.
1. The short, soft, silky fur of a mole.
2.
a. A heavy-napped cotton twill fabric.
b. moleskins Clothing, especially trousers, of this fabric.
3. A soft material, often with an adhesive backing, used especially on the feet to protect against chafing.
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moleskin

(ˈməʊlˌskɪn)
n
1. (Textiles) the dark grey dense velvety pelt of a mole, used as a fur
2. (Textiles) a hard-wearing cotton fabric of twill weave used for work clothes, etc
3. (Textiles) (modifier) made from moleskin: a moleskin waistcoat.
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mole•skin

(ˈmoʊlˌskɪn)

n.
1. the fur of the mole.
2. a strong, heavy cotton fabric with a suedelike finish.
3. moleskins, a garment, esp. trousers, of this fabric.
4. an adhesive-backed felt applied to parts of the feet subject to abrasion from footwear.
[1660–70]
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moleskin

A heavy cotton fabric brushed to give it a suedelike appearance.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moleskin - a durable cotton fabric with a velvety napmoleskin - a durable cotton fabric with a velvety nap
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"
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Translations
myyränkarvamyyrännahka
moleskin

moleskin

[ˈməʊlskɪn] Npiel f de topo
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moleskin

[ˈməʊlˌskɪn] n (fur) → (pelliccia di) talpa; (Textiles) → fustagno
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He was a tall, bony, grey-haired ruffian with a bulldog jaw, in a torn cotton shirt and moleskin trousers.
"They" came before twilight--a black-bearded man in moleskins, and a little palsied old woman, who chirruped like a wren.
Edition One is made from a cotton moleskin in three colours, each with contrasting lining.
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Flouting the rules, a lapdog pants on the red moleskin banquette.
If I'm hunting whitetails from a treestand, where absolutely no noise is acceptable during the draw, I'll put moleskin on my arrow rest launcher arm where the arrow shaft contacts it.
The story behind the Moleskin is an interesting one that goes back 270 years and involves the comfort of coal miners.
* DEWCLAW CONSIDERATIONS: I wrapped nonadhesive moleskin around the leg, placing it under each dewclaw and securing it with a short piece of Vetrap.
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