Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The pelt of a otter.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

otter +‎ skin

Examples

  • I returned to my room, clothed myself warmly — sea boots, an otterskin cap, a great coat of byssus, lined with sealskin; I was ready, I was waiting.

    Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

  • Maudrayne might have waited for her husband in his bed; but she recalled happier days when they had lain together by the fire in his wide, padded longchair that stood on a hearth-rug of pieced otterskin.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • From one shoulder hung an otterskin, and a great bow was in his hand.

    The Literary World Seventh Reader

  • He gathered his otterskin mantle about him and prepared to depart.

    To Have and to Hold

  • The light shone now upon the feathers in his scalp lock, now upon the triple row of pearls around his neck, now upon knife and tomahawk in his silk grass belt, now on the otterskin mantle hanging from his shoulder and drawn across his knees.

    To Have and to Hold

  • The larger girdle was my shooting-belt; this was a broad leather belt, on which were fastened four separate compartments, made of otterskin, with flaps to button over, of the same material.

    The Art of Travel Shifts and Contrivances Available in Wild Countries

  • I returned to my room, clothed myself warmly -- sea boots, an otterskin cap, a great coat of byssus, lined with sealskin; I was ready, I was waiting.

    Vingt mille lieues sous les mers. English

  • I will also give up my otterskin head-dress, if you think that is not enough. "

    Indian Boyhood

Comments

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