Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The skin of a wolf.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The skin or pelt of a wolf; also, a rug or other article made of this pelt; a wolfrobe.

Etymologies

wolf +‎ skin (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I was birthed in storm, after battle, and my swaddling cloth was a wolfskin.

    Chapter 17

  • The day was bitter, but they say he swept me naked from the wolfskin, and by my foot, between thumb and forefinger, dangled me to the bite of the wind.

    Chapter 17

  • His face was daubed with savage paint blotches, and over his shoulders was drawn a wolfskin, the gleaming teeth and cruel snout surmounting his head.

    WHERE THE TRAIL FORKS

  • I was only hours old, wrapped naked in a salt - crusted wolfskin.

    Chapter 17

  • But Lingaard gained his feet, saving me but losing the wolfskin to the hounds.

    Chapter 17

  • "Ho! ho!" roared Tostig Lodbrog, as the old man and I and the wolfskin were mauled and worried by the dogs.

    Chapter 17

  • I am a newcomer to your works, i have just read ‘wolfskin’ and its sequel ‘foxmask’ and i loved them both, they are works of art that touched me to the very core and recognised in the characters part of myself, particularly Somerled (perhaps not one of the best characters to empathise with, but thats how it is).

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Take Five Interview: Juliet Marillier and Heir to Sevenwaters

  • He turned to the bundled wolfskin and shook it out.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • Even more outrageous than mega-ripped Obama is the alternate cover with the sultry wolfskin-wrapped “Red Sarah” — the warrior princess of the north lounging about in the snow looking deadly and hawt.

    Comics we can believe in « The Retort

  • The leader in the wolfskin cloak rode up with another man in attendance.

    Wildfire

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.