from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The skin of fish; especially, this skin made into a sort of shagreen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The skin of a fish (dog fish, shark, etc.)
- noun (Med.) See
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- noun the
skinof a fish
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Various entities, private and public, issued their own — they typically did not last very long but the Journal article, as noted above, goes through the wide range of forms they took, from paper to leather, metal, fishskin parchment, and lots of other things.
He looked at fishskin scrolls covered with writing in grease-based ink and did not comprehend.
In summer their clothing is of sealskin and fishskin; and in winter it is of the thicker reindeer hides.
There was a girdle round her loins made of dried puff-balls strung together, and a fishskin pouch hung from that, in which were the charms she used in her prophesying.
If you had worn a boy's coat, or a fishskin, always, I had sense enough to see that it was a saint at play.
When the coffee was ready they put in a little bit of salt to give it flavor, then set the coffee kettle on the ground and put into it a small piece of dried fishskin to clarify it and precipitate the grounds at the bottom of the kettle.
a fishskin with floats on it for herself, and she used to get into the sea, from the opening of an old cellar, at night, and push herself about with a pole.
There’s a new type made out of some sort of fishskin.