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raw·hide

 (rô′hīd′)
n.
1. The untanned hide of cattle or other animals.
2. A whip or rope made of rawhide.
tr.v. raw·hid·ed, raw·hid·ing, raw·hides
To beat with a rawhide whip.

rawhide

(ˈrɔːˌhaɪd)
n
1. (Tanning) untanned hide
2. a whip or rope made of strips cut from such a hide

raw•hide

(ˈrɔˌhaɪd)

n., v. -hid•ed, -hid•ing. n.
1. untanned skin of cattle or other animals.
2. a rope or whip made of rawhide.
v.t.
3. to whip with or as if with a rawhide.
[1650–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rawhide - untanned hide especially of cattle; cut in strips it is used for whips and ropes
fell, hide - the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
Translations

rawhide

[ˈrɔːhaɪd]
A. N (US) → cuero m de vaca
B. CPDde cuero crudo

rawhide

[ˈrɔːˌhaɪd] n
b. (whip) → frusta di cuoio
References in classic literature ?
Behind her, depending from the roof upon rawhide thongs, and stretching entirely across the cave, was a row of human skeletons.
About his waist was a belt of tiny strips of rawhide fashioned by himself as a support for the home-made scabbard in which hung his father's hunting knife.
At his side hung a long, rawhide rope--a natural and more dependable evolution from the grass rope of his childhood.
Four of his creatures lay dead as the last of the Dyaks turned to escape from the mad white man who faced naked steel with only a rawhide whip.
They bound my hands behind me with long rawhide thongs and then surveyed me critically.
They wore, like the men, only skins of wild animals caught about their waists with rawhide belts or chains of gold; but the black masses of their hair were incrusted with golden headgear composed of many circular and oval pieces of gold ingeniously held together to form a metal cap from which depended at each side of the head, long strings of oval pieces falling to the waist.
Also, he received the question with out-bursts of anger, raging and straining at the rawhide that bound him and threatening her with what he would do when he got loose, which he said he was sure to do sooner or later.
As I stood talking with the girl I presently recollected that she still was bound, and with a word of apology, I drew my knife and cut the rawhide thongs which confined her wrists at her back.
The hair of both men and women was confined by a rawhide thong passing about the forehead and tied behind.
A few saplings bound together with strips of rawhide closed it against stray beasts.
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