doeskins

n. leather made from the skin of a deer

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • doeskin — /doh skin /, n. 1. the skin of a doe. 2. leather made from this. 3. doeskins, soft leather gloves made of sheepskin. 4. a closely woven woolen cloth made with a satin or a small twill weave. adj. 5. made of doeskin. [1425 75; late ME doskin. See… …   Universalium

  • doeskin — 1. adjective Manufactured from doeskin. A long knife was in the doeskin belt that supported the doeskin skirt tightly about her lithe limbs. 2. noun a) Leather from the skin of a female deer or sheep …   Wiktionary

  • Mississippi Mills (Wesson, Mississippi) — Mississippi Mills was a cotton and wool textile manufacturing complex that operated in Wesson, Mississippi during the latter half of the 19th century. By 1892, Mississippi Mills was described as the largest industry of its kind in the South.[1]… …   Wikipedia

  • sleek — sleek, slick, glossy, velvety, silken, silky, satiny are comparable when they mean having a smooth bright surface or appearance. Sleek and slick are sometimes interchangeable with this meaning {dark slick leaves Langley} {the sleek blue plums… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • kid — I n 1. doeling, young or baby goat; goat, ibex; doe, nanny goat, nanny, nan, she goat; buck, ram, billy goat, billy, he goat. 2. kidskin, goatskin, doeskin, leather, tanned hide or skin, hide skin; doeskins, kid gloves, leather gloves. 3.Informal …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Boiling — (Wool), or ROLL BOILING A process in the finishing of certain heavy wool fabrics, such as doeskins, beavers, pilots, etc., and is done to produce a bright, glossy finish with a soft handle. This process is used in obtaining a permanent finish.… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Roll Boiling — BOILING (Wool), or ROLL BOILING A process in the finishing of certain heavy wool fabrics, such as doeskins, beavers, pilots, etc., and is done to produce a bright, glossy finish with a soft handle. This process is used in obtaining a permanent… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Dress-Pace Finish — (Woollen Term) Such cloths as beavers, billiard cloth, doeskins, pilots, and other heavily felted and raised woollen fabrics, are dress face finished. During the finishing the fabrics are made dense and fibrous by felting, then the fibres are… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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