/ˈswɒnskɪn/ (say 'swonskin)

1. the skin of a swan, with the feathers on.
2. a kind of fine twilled flannel.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Swanskin — Swan skin , n. 1. The act of a swan with the down or the feathers on. [1913 Webster] 2. A species of soft flannel, thick and warm. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swanskin — (engl., spr. ßwónn , »Schwanenfell«), seiner, geköperter Flanell …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Swanskin — (engl., spr. ßwonn ), eine Art Flanell …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Swanskin — A flannel swansdown twill, thick and closely woven for use as labourers suitings …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • swanskin — [swän′skin΄, swôn′skin΄] n. 1. the skin of a swan with feathers on it 2. a closely woven flannel with a twill weave, used for work clothes …   English World dictionary

  • Swanskin — Swan|skin [ svɔnskɪn], der; s [engl. swanskin, eigtl. = Federkleid des Schwans] (Textilind.): Swanboy …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Swanskin — Swan|skin* [ svɔnskin] der; s <aus engl. swanskin, eigtl. »Federkleid des Schwans«> feiner, geköperter Flanell …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • swanskin — noun Date: 1610 1. the skin of a swan with the down or feathers on it 2. fabric resembling flannel and having a soft nap or surface …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • swanskin — /swon skin /, n. 1. the skin of a swan, with the feathers on. 2. a closely woven twill weave flannel for work clothes. [1600 10; SWAN1 + SKIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • swanskin — noun A type of brushed flannel cotton twill fabric …   Wiktionary

  • swanskin — soft napped fabric resembling flannel Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

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