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pigskin

n. a football. (Alludes to the covering on an American football.) Fred kicked the pigskin through the goal posts and won the game.
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The objectives of this study is to differentiate pigskin leather and other leather products using FTIR spectroscopy complemented with Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), identify the characteristics of pigskin leather as a source of non-halal leather products and authenticate natural leather and non-leather products (leather authentication).
Next, they rubbed sanitized pieces of pigskin across the inoculated swatches, and a touch prep of the pigskin onto selective media was performed to determine if the inoculated organism could be isolated from the pigskin.
Lewis obtained information worth reporting for the light it sheds on the techniques of using shields and on the circumstances under which an artefact type characteristic of one group of people, in this case the pigskin shield, comes to be adopted by another group of people.
Pigskin leather triple-folding travel photograph frame, shown here in red, lets you take loved ones with you and turns your hotel into a home, $135, by Smythson of Bond Street.
In Europe, balls often consisted of pigskin filled with feathers--a decidedly less responsive design.
The best quality is Italian calfskin or full-grain leather, and the lining should be either in pigskin or a fabric, such as grosgrain silk.
Title IX activists urge colleges to boot money-losing pigskin teams, though it seems unlikely that a conference whose cellar-dwellers dropped out could for long achieve a Lake Wobegon effect and consist entirely of teams with favorable win-lose records.
Early drummers, in their search for new sounds, also adopted the instruments they heard played by Chinese immigrants in urban areas in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, like the small Chinese cymbal (Bo), large gong (Da Luo), woodblock (Ban), temple blocks (Mu-Yu), and the first tom-tom (Bangu), usually a thick painted pigskin drum head tacked on to a red painted wooden shell.
Tough and often brushed (sueded) for softness, pigskin retains much of its suppleness after going through repeated wet-dry cycles, and breathes well.
A fleshy latex appears in many of his works, and a 1991 series involved painting and writing on pigskin.
Designed by Ergodyne Corporation to provide efficient Sorbothane padding in the palm area, these top-quality, pigskin gloves afford a measurable degree of protection.
com)-- Deb Durst and Jill Rubin take American football terms to a new level during their Lipstick on Pigskin Book Tour.
as used sponge absorbable gelatin hemostatic bleeding surfaces 2x6 cm and 7 mm thick, gelatin granules prepared pigskin, porous and flexible medical grade packing, effective 1 year minimum.
As long as Brady keeps looking as good on the field as he has been, New England's prize pigskin thrower can make any call he wants for his off-hours.
The backers of the amendment were picking one passage in Leviticus, but it also says there that you can't play with pigskin, like football, which means that 90% of the men in Kansas should be condemned.