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.