- the skin of a female deer
- leather made from this or, now usually, from lambskin
- a fine, soft, smooth woolen cloth with a slight nap, used for suits, sportswear, etc.
- a. The skin of a doe.b. Soft leather made from the skin of a deer, lamb, or goat, used especially for gloves.
- A fine, soft, smooth woolen fabric.
- A densely napped finish for certain woolen fabrics, such as flannel.
- Manufactured from doeskin.
- (uncountable) Leather from the skin of a female deer or sheep.
- (countable) The hide of a doe, as opposed to a buck.
- Frequently, doeskins had a higher value in trade than the skins of bucks, as they were considered of finer quality.
- (countable) A glove made of doeskin leather; usually constructed in plural.
- Elizabeth accidentally left her doeskins on the pew at Sunday service.
- (uncountable) A very soft, close-napped fabric, especially of high quality.