Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of sealskin.

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Examples

  • They were all more or less garbed in sealskins which was the staple source of clothing.

    Twenty-Five Years Amongst the Eskimos

  • If the seals get scarce then pull the plug, otherwise if brave man and women go onto the ice seeking sealskins in an old traditional way, let 'em!

    Canadian Beauty Queen Stands Up For Seal Hunt

  • Then, turning to Aab-Waak, he said: Go thou, and gather together many sealskins filled with oil.

    THE SUNLANDERS

  • The tardy curing and the endless scraping of the sealskins, so as to make them soft and pliable for garments, occupied my spare moments for months and months.

    Chapter 19

  • Also, to secure the oar from the weather (for I used it in mild breezes as a flagstaff on top of my pyramid from which to fly a flag I made me from one of my precious shirts) I contrived for it a covering of well-cured sealskins.

    Chapter 19

  • I would hope the meat gets eaten, though I know it is really about the sealskins dense soft fur.

    On Canadian Seal Hunting

  • The EU has maintained its 1983 trade ban on sealskins for certain species of seal pups, the 1972 Marine Mammal Protection Act remains in place, and the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (and its Commission – the IWC), sets quotas for aboriginal subsistence whaling.

    Candidate vulnerability case studies for climate change in the Arctic

  • Inuit call on Canadians to wear sealskins on Canada Day.

    2008 June 30 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • Selkies do not have sealskins that can be taken off and stolen.

    Primal Instincts

  • We spent time in the repair shop researching spells that might find the sealskins.

    The Shape-Shifter’s Curse

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