/ˈlæmskɪn/ (say 'lamskin)

1. the skin of a lamb, especially when dressed with the wool on.
2. leather made from such skin.
3. parchment made from such skin.
4. a kind of cotton cloth having a raised surface and deep nap.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Lambskin — may refer to:*Lambskin (sheepskin), the skin of a young sheep *Lambskin condom, made from natural lamb intestines …   Wikipedia

  • Lambskin — Lamb skin , n. 1. The skin of a lamb; especially, a skin dressed with the wool on, and used as a mat. Also used adjectively. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of woolen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lambskin — (engl. lamb skin, spr. lämm ßkĭn, »Lammfell«), lammsellartiges Gewebe, nach Art des Plüsches erzeugt, mit zwei Polbäumen und 8 mm hohen Ruten. Die Florbüschel werden gefilzt, indem man die Ware in einem starken heißen Seifenbad behandelt und dann …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • lambskin — mid 14c., from LAMB (Cf. lamb) + SKIN (Cf. skin) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Lambskin — A heavy sateen cloth with weft greatly preponderating over the warp. Strong two fold warp is used, such as 2/18 s or 2/20 s cotton with 18 s to 24 s cotton weft, woven in a 60 reed, and 110 to 130 picks per inch. The cloth is raised on the back… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • lambskin — [lam′skin΄] n. 1. the skin of a lamb, esp. with the fleece left on it 2. leather or parchment made from the skin of a lamb …   English World dictionary

  • lambskin-it — see lansquenet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lambskin — Lamb|skin 〈[læ̣mskın] n. 15; Textilw.〉 Lammfellimitation aus Plüsch [engl., „Lammfell“] * * * Lamb|skin [ læmskɪn ], das; [s], s [engl. lambskin = Lammfell] (Textilind.): Lammfellimitation aus Plüsch: ein Kindermantel aus L. * * * Lamb|skin [… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Lambskin — Lamb|skin* [ læmskin] das; [s], s <aus engl. lambskin »Lammfell«> Lammfellimitation aus Plüsch …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • lambskin — noun 1 (C, U) the skin of a lamb, with the wool still on it: lambskin gloves 2 (U) leather made from the skin of lambs …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lambskin — noun Date: 14th century a lamb s skin or a small fine grade sheepskin or the leather made from either; specifically such a skin dressed with the wool on and used especially for winter clothing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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