Capeskin meaning

kāp'skĭn'
Soft leather made from sheepskin, used especially for gloves.
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Fine leather, made from sheepskin, used esp. for gloves.
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A soft sheepskin leather especially used for gloves.
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Origin of capeskin

  • After the Cape of Good Hope (from the fact that it is traditionally made from the skins of South African sheep)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition