from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Leather made from the hide of a deer.
- n. A garment made from deerskin.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Made from deer leather or hide.
- n. Leather made from deer hide.
- n. The hide, whether tanned or not, of one deer.
- n. An article of clothing manufactured from deerskin. Often constructed in the plural.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The skin of a deer, or the leather which is made from it.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The hide of a deer, or leather made from such a hide.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. leather from the hide of a deer
A new class of commercial hunters, who flourished under Dutch protection, produced far more deer products far more quickly than aborigines could, and, by removing the aboriginal step in deerskin production, brought more profits to themselves and the Dutch.
About half of them were women, in short deerskin or homespun dresses; there were a number of children, the younger ones almost completely naked.
About half of them were women, in short deerskin skirts or homespun dresses.
They wear a kind of deerskin combinations made in one piece and trimmed at the neck and wrists with wolverine, a pair of enormous sealskin moccasins, which gives them an awkward waddling gait, completing their attire.
Today Doe gave me soft-soled shoes made of deerskin leather.
Washington faced the leading men of several nations, wearing deerskin leggings and moccasins and upper garments of furs or trade blankets, their clothing and turbans decorated in a variety of styles.
Choosing three, he wrapped them with a cushion of thick wool and deerskin, then slid the precious bundles into the lining of his coat, close to his heart.
Dressed in a fine mail shirt and deerskin pants; calf high boots of much service covered his feet.
With two stout sticks I bent the stalks over the deerskin and threshed out the grain that else the blackbirds would have eaten.
Even Jacques Baptiste, born of a Chippewa woman and a renegade voyageur (having raised his first whimpers in a deerskin lodge north of the sixty-fifth parallel, and had the same hushed by blissful sucks of raw tallow), was surprised.