- the skin of a sheep, esp. one dressed with the fleece on it, as for a coat
- parchment or leather made from the skin of a sheep: the parchment is often used for documents, as diplomas
- ☆ Informal diploma
- The skin of a sheep either tanned with the fleece left on or in the form of leather or parchment.
- Informal A diploma.
(countable and uncountable, plural sheepskins)