moleskin definition

  • noun:
    • The brief, smooth, silky fur of a mole.
    • A heavy-napped cotton twill textile.
    • clothes, especially pants, of the material.
    • A soft material, often with an adhesive backing, utilized specially regarding the legs to safeguard against chafing.
    • The fur of a mole
    • A cotton twill material with a heavy velvety nap
    • garments made from this textile
    • A padded glue bandage regularly prevent or treat blisters
    • Any fabric having a thick smooth shag, such as the fur of a mole; esp., some sort of powerful twilled fustian.
    • A soft fabric having an adhesive backing, applied to skin at points at risk of abrasion, as on foot, to stop irritation or blistering during exercise, such as for instance hiking.
    • skin of a mole.
    • some sort of fustian, double-twilled and additional strong, and cropped before dyeing.
    • a durable cotton fiber material with a velvety nap
  • others:
    • manufactured from or resembling moleskin: as, a moleskin vest; a moleskin purse.

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