Synonyms for sheepskin

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I didn't blame him for stopping up there on his sheepskin, eye to eye with the girl.

The coachman had mounted to his box, and was wrapping a sheepskin about his knees.

The footman (who survived) had no time to see the face of the man in the sheepskin coat.

The sheepskin blankets with the wool on were almost as black as soot.

Each one took off his sheepskin jacket, reversed it and put it on again.

"I hope you will go back to school, Ben, and get your sheepskin," she said.

Could that savage in the sheepskin be my courteous entertainer?

Dennis Isler put tin jingles in it and put on a sheepskin head.

Since about 1860 sheepskin as sheepskin is hardly to be found.

I took her up in my arms, and wrapped a sheepskin round her.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, "the skin of a sheep," from sheep + skin (n.). Meaning "diploma" dates from 1804; so called because formerly made of sheepskin parchment.

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