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  • n. Plural form of goatskin.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He called the goatskins used for carrying water 'beastly skins,' and sometimes strengthened a mild sentence with an expletive.

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  • He said he found him "wild-looking" and wearing "goatskins", adding: "He had with him his clothes and bedding, with a firelock, some powder, bullets and tobacco, a hatchet, a knife, a kettle, a Bible and books."

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  • His is fashioned from six inflated goatskins, tied together with legs upright and supported by a framework of sticks.

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  • The goatskins leaked, but to re- inflate a sagging portion of the vessel, he merely blew down the upright legs.

    Richard Bangs: The Pakistan Osama bin Laden Never Knew, Part 2

  • They had the security of a relatively stable government job to provide a steady income when the ancestors chose them to ascend to the goatskins.

    Spellbound

  • His throne was a rough pallet of goatskins, his palace a collection of mud-daubed rooms roofed with long grass.

    Spellbound

  • A gaggle of knobby-kneed boys crowded around the middle of the room or huddled together on goatskins on the floor, drawn by the excitement of unexpected visitors.

    Spellbound

  • He had a thick grey beard, and was wearing a long rough coat of goatskins that draped over his dark bay flanks, the goat hair blending with his own shaggy uncurried coat.

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  • They went about in sheepskins and goatskins, destitute, persecuted and mistreatedMe thinks this was a joke.

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  • They went about in sheepskins and goatskins, destitute, persecuted and mistreated — 38 the world was not worthy of them.

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