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Sheepishness
sheepkill
sheeplike
sheepman
Sheepmaster
Sheeprack
sheeprun
Sheeps-eye
Sheeps-head
sheepshank
sheepshead
sheepshead porgy
sheepshearer
sheepshearing
sheepskin coat
Sheepsplit
sheepwalk
Sheepy
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Sheepskin definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHEE'PSKIN, n. The skin of a sheep; or the lether prepared from it.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing [syn: sheepskin, fleece]
2: skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on [syn: parchment, sheepskin, lambskin]
3: a document certifying the successful completion of a course of study [syn: diploma, sheepskin]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 13th century 1. a. the skin of a sheep; also leather prepared from it b. parchment c. a garment made of or lined with sheepskin 2. diploma

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a garment or rug of sheep's skin with the wool on. 2 leather from a sheep's skin used in bookbinding.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sheepskin Sheep"skin`, n. 1. The skin of a sheep; or, leather prepared from it. 2. A diploma; -- so called because usually written or printed on parchment prepared from the skin of the sheep. [College Cant]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(sheepskins) Sheepskin is the skin of a sheep with the wool still attached to it, used especially for making coats and rugs. ...a sheepskin coat. N-VAR: oft N n

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

shep'-skin.

See BOTTLE; DRESS; RAMS' SKINS, etc.

Moby Thesaurus

affidavit, attestation, authority, authorization, bill of health, certificate, certificate of proficiency, certification, credential, deposition, diploma, navicert, notarized statement, note, sworn statement, testamur, testimonial, ticket, visa, vise, voucher, warrant, warranty, witness



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