hogskin definition

  • noun:
    • Leather tanned from a hog's skin.
    • Leather tanned from a hog's epidermis. In addition made use of adjectively.
    • Leather made from the hides of hogs, having a grained and minutely punctured area, utilized for saddles (generally speaking beneath the title pigskin) so when an ornamental product for bookbinding and wall-hangings. The latter utilizes also called sowskin and hogs’ leather. See also Avignon fabric (under leather) and corami.

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