goatskin


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Words related to goatskin

the hide of a goat

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
This thriving trade has grown up inside the prison walls where the goatskin drums are made in craft workshops.
Room 1204 was filled with countless small art works piled in seemingly haphazard heaps like the grave-goods in King Tut's tomb: circles of red and black paper, golden and purple cloth, black mirror; hairy books of goatskin, scaly snakeskin, crocodile; live scarab beetles wandering among Golden Spheres, darkly meaningful stones; two red buckets, various Asian mementos, transparent gold cloths; little glass concave disks with right in the middle the smallest sphere you could imagine, like you could hardly see it.
Grab a goatskin drum and head for the nearest backwoods encounter group?
World renowned goatskin drummer John "Chippie" Chipman's pulse-pounding rhythms along with mesmerizing background music from the "Queen of Junkanoo" will set the backdrop for a catwalk fashion display by models from The Look (an exclusive Nassau-based modeling agency).
Two straw-boatered "drivers" push you over steep, bumpy cobblestone roads, round sharp bends and plummet you safely downhill - with only their rubber-soled goatskin boots as brakes.
Goatskin has a more textured grain, lambskin is smoother.
He despatched someone to Mexico to obtain goatskin with which to make his boxing gloves.
Later tests revealed he wore a bearskin cap, goatskin leggings, and a waterproof woven grass cape - still used by Alpine herdsmen up until the 19th Century.
Later tests revealed he wore a bearskin cap, goatskin leggings, a waterproof woven grass cape, still used by Alpine herdsmen up until the 19th Century.
The goatskin gives the bodhran its beautiful haunting sound.
Also well worth a look is Roundstone Musical Instruments, down in the Craft Centre, where genuine goatskin bodhrans are made - and customised - on site.
She hammed up the highfalutin humbug as usual and read her Speech, prepared as ever by a lackey on goatskin.
Carried from springs outside the city walls in goatskin bags, the sellers are dressed in red, festooned with copper drinking cups of different sizes, and attract the buyer's attention by wearing broad-brimmed hats trimmed with small bells.