Definition of Pigskins

1. Noun. (plural of pigskin) ¹



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Definition of Pigskins

1. pigskin [n] - See also: pigskin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pigskins

pigouts
pigpen
pigpens
pigs
pigs' feet
pigs' knuckles
pigs can fly
pigs in a blanket
pigs in a poke
pigs in blankets
pigs in the parlour
pigs might fly
pigs out
pigskin
pigskins (current term)
pigsney
pigsneys
pigsnie
pigsnies
pigsny
pigstick
pigsticked
pigsticker
pigstickers
pigsticking
pigsticks
pigsties
pigsty
pigswill

Literary usage of Pigskins

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1. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1897)
"The fermentation is so rapid that casks must be left uncorked and the noses of the pigskins unmuzzled to prevent explosions. ..."

2. Notes on the Industries of the United Provinces by Atul Chandra Chatterjee (1908)
"Attention may be called to the fact that neither pigskins nor horse hides are «t present ... pigskins will probably be found everywhere in large quantities. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"pigskins are used for the inner parts of shoes, utility gloves, bookbinding, fancy leathers and saddle seats. ..."

4. Texas and the Gulf of Mexico: Or, Yachting in the New World by Houstoun (Matilda Charlotte) (1844)
"Some of the men have immense pigskins, filled with the red fluid, ... The effect of the pigskins is quite horrid; they are filled to their utmost extent, ..."

5. Coffee and India-rubber Culture in Mexico: Preceeded by Geographical and by Matías Romero (1898)
"The pulque is carried every day to the City of Mexico, by special trains, in " barricas," or large tierces, and by " cueros de pulque," or pigskins filled ..."

6. Treasury Decisions Under Tariff and Navigation Laws, Etc by United States Dept. of the Treasury, Dept. of the Treasury, United States (1904)
"When asked what proportion of pigskins is used for morocco, as distinguished ... It thus appears from the evidence that the chief use of pigskins is for the ..."

7. Diary of an Idle Woman in Spain (1884)
"... oranges, and wine in pigskins (like decapitated negroes) lying on the platform, all—men, oranges, and pigskins—to be shovelled into the train, ..."

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