Meaning of capeskin

cape•skin

Pronunciation: (kāp'skin"), [key]
— n.
  1. a firm, washable leather used esp. for gloves, originally made from the skin of goats from the Cape of Good Hope, but now from hairy lambskin or sheepskin.
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