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the skin of a sheep, especially such a skin dressed with the wool on, as for a garment.
leather, parchment, or the like, made from the skin of sheep.
Informal. a diploma.
made from the skin of a sheep.
(of a garment) lined with the skin of a sheep dressed with the wool on.

the skin of a sheep, esp when used for clothing, etc, or with the fleece removed and used for parchment
(as modifier): a sheepskin coat



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