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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pigskinnoun

    leather from the skin of swine


  1. pigskinnoun

    Leather made from the skin of a pig.

  2. pigskinnoun

    A football (see Etymology).

  3. Etymology: The American football is a direct descendant of the ball used in the game of rugby. The rugby ball originally was made of a pig's bladder with a leather cover; the earliest versions of the leather exterior sometimes were made of pigskin.


  1. pigskin

    Pigskin is a type of leather made from the hide of a pig. It is commonly used for making objects such as shoes, gloves, and footballs (in North America). Pigskin is characterized by its toughness, durability and it often has a clear pattern of small holes or pores.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pigskinnoun

    the skin of a pig, -- used chiefly for making saddles; hence, a colloquial or slang term for a saddle

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pigskin in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pigskin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of pigskin in a Sentence

  1. Coming to America:

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