fine leather, made from sheepskin, used esp. for gloves
Origin of capeskinorigin, originally made from the skin of goats from the Cape of Good Hope
Soft leather made from sheepskin, used especially for gloves.
Origin of capeskinAfter theCape of Good Hope ( from the fact that it is traditionally made from the skins of South African sheep )
(countable and uncountable, plural capeskins)