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- n. Plural form of kidskin.
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“I must get my deer hides, buckskins, kidskins, and so forth somewhere, my good Harry, and Highlandmen give good bargains.”
Did he think she had a secret hoard of lambskins and kidskins?
There were two kidskins, bulging roundly, presumably with wine.
She also showed me the receptacles for her toilet-box, the food hampers and the kidskins.
See article "Leather," in Wilson's Rural Cyc., for mode of preparing the varieties of leather, tanning kidskins for French gloves, etc.; also "Rhus," in this paper.
Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs
"I must get my deer hides, buckskins, kidskins, and so forth somewhere, my good Harry, and Highlandmen give good bargains."
There should be food in those hampers and wine in the kidskins. "