from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The short, soft, silky fur of a mole.
- n. A heavy-napped cotton twill fabric.
- n. Clothing, especially trousers, of this fabric.
- n. A soft material, often with an adhesive backing, used especially on the feet to protect against chafing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The fur of a mole
- n. A cotton twill fabric with a heavy velvety nap
- n. clothing made of this fabric
- n. A padded adhesive bandage used to prevent or treat blisters
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any fabric having a thick soft shag, like the fur of a mole; esp., a kind of strong twilled fustian.
- n. A soft fabric having an adhesive backing, applied to the skin at points susceptible to abrasion, as on the feet, to prevent irritation or blistering during exercise, such as hiking.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The skin of a mole.
- n. A kind of fustian, double-twilled and extra strong, and cropped before dyeing.
- Made of or resembling moleskin: as, a moleskin vest; a moleskin purse.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a durable cotton fabric with a velvety nap
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