Alligator skin

alligator skin

alligator skin n.
see ichthyosis.
historical examples

the wallet was evidently an expensive one: alligator skin lined with russian leather.
the carter girls nell speed

it looks to me like alligator skin was going out of fashion.
the jack-knife man ellis parker butler

a little tree with alligator skin bark grows north and south, and chiefly in the eastern half of the country.
trees every child should know julia ellen rogers

the bark of the dogwood is checkered like alligator skin but with deep furrows that make it very rough.
trees worth knowing julia ellen rogers

from their leather waist belt hung a short, heavy machete or sabre, and an alligator skin case of dutch hunting knives.
the monarchs of the main, volume i (of 3) walter thornbury

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