Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The untanned hide of cattle or other animals.
  • noun A whip or rope made of rawhide.
  • transitive verb To beat with a rawhide whip.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The material of untanned skins of cattle, very hard and tough when twisted in strips for ropes or the like, and dried.
  • noun A riding-whip made of twisted rawhide.
  • Made of rawhide: as, a rawhide whip.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A cowhide, or coarse riding whip, made of untanned (or raw) hide twisted.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Untanned hide.
  • verb transitive To clear (a pump) of sediment by starting and stopping it repeatedly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun untanned hide especially of cattle; cut in strips it is used for whips and ropes

Etymologies

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raw +‎ hide

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