Pronunciation: (shēp'skin"), [key]
1. the skin of a sheep, esp. such a skin dressed with the wool on, as for a garment.
2. leather, parchment, or the like, made from the skin of sheep.
3. Informal.a diploma.
1. made from the skin of a sheep.
2. (of a garment) lined with the skin of a sheep dressed with the wool on.
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