doeskin

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n doeskin a fine smooth soft woolen fabric
    • n doeskin soft leather from deerskin or lambskin
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Doeskin A firm woolen cloth with a smooth, soft surface like a doe's skin; -- made for men's wear.
    • Doeskin The skin of the doe.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n doeskin The skin of a doe.
    • n doeskin A very close and compact woolen cloth, smoothly finished on the face, made for wearing-apparel, especially for men.
    • n doeskin An enameled cloth finished on one side to resemble leather in color.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Doeskin the skin of a doe: a smooth, close-woven woollen cloth
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ; Dan. daa, a deer.

Usage

In literature:

Or a soft, doeskin loin cloth from the body of a black she?
"The Son of Tarzan" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
The maiden was attired in a doeskin gown set with elk's teeth like ivory.
"Old Indian Days" by [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
He wore no decoration in his button-hole, and doeskin gloves concealed his hands.
"A Start in Life" by Honore de Balzac
He thrust his hands into the pockets of his black doeskin trousers, shaped over the shoes.
"Scenes from a Courtesan's Life" by Honore de Balzac
There is an odd suggestion of a dinner jacket about his doeskin coat.
"The Admirable Crichton" by J. M. Barrie
Her idea is black broadcloth frock-coat and doeskin trousers for a gentleman, you know.
"The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete" by William Dean Howells
At the back of the stage one of the little Indian boys sees an Indian maiden approaching, clad in white doeskin.
"Patriotic Plays and Pageants for Young People" by Constance D'Arcy Mackay
Cast down this doeskin and that hide!
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
The simplest twills are the so-called "doeskin" and "prunella.
"Textiles and Clothing" by Kate Heintz Watson
Besides, I wore my forest-dress of heavily fringed doeskin, and carried the rifle given me by Colonel Hamilton.
"The Reckoning" by Robert W. Chambers
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In news:

Fans first took notice of the auburn-haired beauty in 1966, when she donned a doeskin bikini for the film One Million Years B.C.
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