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Meaning of SHEEPSKIN

Pronunciation:  'sheeps`kin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a document certifying the successful completion of a course of study
  2. [n]  skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on
  3. [n]  tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing
 

SHEEPSKIN is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: diploma, fleece, lambskin, parchment
 
 See Also: animal skin, certificate, certification, credential, credentials, Golden Fleece, Higher National Diploma, HND, leather, vellum

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sheep"skin`\, n.
1. The skin of a sheep; or, leather prepared from it.

2. A diploma; -- so called because usually written or printed
   on parchment prepared from the skin of the sheep. [College
   Cant]

 

 

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