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sheepskin

n. a high school or college diploma. When you get that sheepskin on the wall, you’ll feel like it was all worth something.
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Taking a last whiff of his cigarette he threw it down, stepped on it, and letting the smoke escape through his moustache and looking askance at the horse that was coming up, began to tuck in his sheepskin collar on both sides of his ruddy face, clean-shaven except for the moustache, so that his breath should not moisten the collar.
But if you're coming you'd better put on a warmer cloak,' said Vasili Andreevich, smiling again as he winked at Nikita's short sheepskin coat, which was torn under the arms and at the back, was greasy and out of shape, frayed to a fringe round the skirt, and had endured many things in its lifetime.
Then, drawing his worn narrow girdle round him, he drew in his breath, pulling in his lean stomach still more, and girdled himself as tightly as he could over his sheepskin.
And working his shoulders up and down to free his arms, he put the coat over his sheepskin, arched his back more strongly to ease his arms, poked himself under the armpits, and took down his leather-covered mittens from the shelf.
The peasant in the sheepskins, who had sat glum and silent all evening, had been so heated by his flagon of ale that he was talking loudly and angrily with clenched hands and flashing eyes.
The Scots merchant, as steady in his resolution for the enterprise as bold in executing, brought me a Tartar's robe or gown of sheepskins, and a bonnet, with a bow and arrows, and had provided the same for himself and his countryman, that the people, if they saw us, should not determine who we were.
It seems a long time ago," said Motson, famous for his sheepskin coat.
Known for his sheepskin coats, he still makes notes with felt-tip pens and rings both clubs before a game to speak to the managers.
Mongolian cushions, from PS45, sheepskin white rug, PS75, linen throw, PS25, Harvey Norman Snuggle up with cosy fur cushions and throws.
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The expert manipulation of leather and fine material is manifested on Blouson type jackets executed in red-wine with cable-effect sheepskin, or a pilot-blue version in baby lamb leather with a large sheepskin stripe or crocodile, all exuding a modern, sporty feel.
Real sheepskin is used to line the holster and the fleece has been trimmed by hand to shape.
Known for sheepskin boots and slippers that are so soft your feet will thank you, the brand is also celebrating its 25th year this year.
Known for their sheepskin boots and slippers that are so soft your feet will thank you, the brand is also celebrating its 25th year this year.
From the home front, a campaign began to send every digger a specially designed sheepskin vest.