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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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Four types of leather were used in this study: cowhide, goatskin, sheepskin and pigskin.
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.
The pigskin and chunks of fat were boiled, then put in a cheesecloth sack, and the remaining grease was squashed out.
The Times of North Little Rock may win heaps of awards, but its pigskin prognosticating may be lacking.
Rabbi Yosef Al-Nekaveh said as the residents were evacuating the bodies of three murdered Israelis, they placed pig fat and pigskin on the body of the dead terrorist.
Out comes spine-jangling pigskin action drenched in attitude, with cameras and microphones everywhere.
The Duke University football team passed more than the pigskin to the Florida State Seminoles on Sept.
Made of a man-made composite leather material, the Classic 888 is a new take on the old pigskin that is designed for durability and grip.
The holsters, like all of San Pedro's lined outfits, feature pigskin on the interior for a smooth finish and easy draw from the leather.
Made with durable pigskin for improved abrasion resistance, the material now extends over the knuckle area for added protection against daily impact.
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.