Meaning of deerskin in English:

deerskin

Pronunciation /ˈdɪəskɪn/

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noun

mass noun
  • Leather made from deer's skin.

    ‘a couch of deerskin’
    • ‘deerskin boots’
    • ‘Before the Ojibwa began to trade with Europeans and Americans, they wore clothing made from animal hides, primarily from tanned deerskin.’
    • ‘Charlie Palmer removed his walnut-colored canvas field coat and deerskin shooting gloves.’
    • ‘One could almost believe that at any moment Scott and his men would come shuffling in, hang up their deerskin coats and start boiling a brew.’
    • ‘The clothing of the Iroquois was typically made from deerskin.’
    • ‘I'd spent nearly a year making the dress from four deerskins.’
    • ‘During warm months the Ojibwa slept on cedar bough mattresses, each person wrapped in a bearskin or deerskin robe.’
    • ‘Women wore a short skirt and sometimes a deerskin shirt.’
    • ‘The fundamental item of men's clothing was a breechcloth made of a strip of deerskin or fabric.’
    • ‘More recent Indian medicine men carried charms, fetishes and sacred talismans in similar deerskin bags that must have been a potent symbol of tribal authority.’
    • ‘The traditional Ewenki house resembles an umbrella framed by twenty-five to thirty poles covered with birch bark and deerskin.’
    • ‘He survived by eating his deerskin boots.’
    • ‘The women wore deerskin dresses, leggings, moccasins, and petticoats made of woven nettle or thistle fibers.’
    • ‘He was wearing deerskin clothes that looked pretty grimy and he didn't smell pretty with the grease and whisky and dead animal stinks coming off him.’
    • ‘Women wore short, thick kilts of shredded tulles or skirts of deerskin.’
    • ‘The Mohican decorated their deerskin clothing, baskets, and other artefacts with quillwork, corn husks, beads, feathers, and paint.’
    • ‘By the end of the eighteenth century, trade cloth replaced deerskin as the basic clothing material.’
    • ‘Traditional clothing for men consisted of a breech-cloth, deerskin leggings, a shirt, and, in winter, moccasins.’
    • ‘The men wore deerskin breechcloths.’
    • ‘For ceremonies, the men wore a deerskin shirt decorated with paint, feathers, porcupine-quills and scalps.’