capeskin definition by Webster's New World
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fine leather, made from sheepskin, used esp. for gloves
Origin: origin, originally made from the skin of goats from the Cape of Good Hope
capeskin definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Soft leather made from sheepskin, used especially for gloves.
Origin: After Cape of Good Hope.