[raw-hahyd] /ˈrɔˌhaɪd/

untanned skin of cattle or other animals.
a rope or whip made of rawhide.
verb (used with object), rawhided, rawhiding.
to whip with a rawhide.
untanned hide
a whip or rope made of strips cut from such a hide

“material cut from untanned skins of cattle,” 1650s, from raw (adj.) + hide (n.1).


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