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1. sheepskin

noun. ['ˈʃiːpˌskɪn'] tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing.

Synonyms

  • Golden Fleece
  • fleece

Etymology

  • sheep (English)
  • sceap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • skin (English)
  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Sheepskin

  • buckskin
  • bushkin
  • deerskin
  • drabkin
  • foreskin
  • goodkin
  • pigskin
  • redskin
  • shokhin
  • waitzkin
  • witkin

Example sentences of the word sheepskin


1. Verb, past tense
That sheepskin hanging on your wall costs a pretty penny.

2. Adjective
Wool on a sheepskin rug is also dense and thick and sometimes silky to the touch.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Dye that will work on wool and leather will work on sheepskin.

4. Noun, plural
Saturate the second fake sheepskin cloth with the leather dye.

2. sheepskin

noun. ['ˈʃiːpˌskɪn'] skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on.

Synonyms

  • vellum
  • animal skin
  • parchment

Etymology

  • sheep (English)
  • sceap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • skin (English)
  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. sheepskin

noun. ['ˈʃiːpˌskɪn'] a document certifying the successful completion of a course of study.

Synonyms

  • credential
  • Higher National Diploma
  • certificate
  • HND
  • certification
  • diploma

Antonyms

  • listed security
  • disenfranchisement
  • undercharge

Etymology

  • sheep (English)
  • sceap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • skin (English)
  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
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