Deerskin Deer"skin`, n. The skin of a deer, or the leather which is made from it. --Hakluyt. Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

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  • Deerskin — is a dark fantasy novel by Robin McKinley. It is based on an old French fairy tale by Charles Perrault called Donkeyskin . The book contains a graphic rape scene and numerous adult themes.Plot summaryAlthough Lissar is the daughter of the most… …   Wikipedia

  • deerskin — [dir′skin΄] n. 1. the hide of a deer 2. leather or a garment made from this adj. made of deerskin …   English World dictionary

  • deerskin — late 14c., from DEER (Cf. deer) + SKIN (Cf. skin) …   Etymology dictionary

  • deerskin — /dear skin /, n. 1. the skin of a deer. 2. leather made from this. 3. a garment made of such leather. adj. 4. made of deerskin: a deerskin jacket. [1350 1400; ME dereskin, var. of DERES SKIN. See DEER, SKIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • deerskin — 1. adjective Made from deer leather or hide. Nichole wore a pair of deerskin gloves because she said she could feel more through them. 2. noun a) Leather made from deer hide …   Wiktionary

  • deerskin — /ˈdɪəskɪn/ (say dearskin) noun 1. the skin of a deer. 2. leather made from this. 3. a garment made of such leather. –adjective 4. made of deerskin …   Australian English dictionary

  • deerskin — noun Date: 14th century leather made from the skin of a deer; also a garment of this leather …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deerskin — deer|skin [ dır,skın ] noun uncount the skin of a deer, used for making things …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deerskin — n. deer hide, tanned hide of a deer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deerskin — noun leather made from the skin of a deer …   English new terms dictionary

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