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the hide of a goat

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As she sat there this day before The Sheik's goatskin tent, fashioning a skirt of grasses for Geeka, The Sheik appeared suddenly approaching.
In ancient times, goatskins were used to hold wine.
a few years ago when a maker of traditional drums developed a lesion after handling imported goatskins.
Tourists must have taken a million pictures of the wine-filled goatskins in that bar.
The bar owner buys the wine in 5-gallon glass carboys and siphons it into goatskins every morning before the doors open.
Lambeg drum maker Tam Louden from Co Antrim, who now gets most of his goatskins in Crete
Butter was discovered when goatskins of milk, which were carried on the backs of camels across the desert, turned into butter.
There's no shortage of American strategic goatskins, after all.
The Washington Times reports the Defense Department had planned to waive the Berry Amendment, a Buy American law, so manufacturers could buy Pakistani goatskins for use in the military's brown leather bomber jackets.
Fat cherubs slurp wine from goatskins on the painted walls of Rynek Starego Miasa, one of the most beautiful squares in Europe, where buskers sing Polish folk tunes on the corners.
The Bible achieves much of its moral effect by counterexample; maybe the shock of seeing Jacob strapping on goatskins to pass as Esau, or waking up next to Leah when she has passed as Rachel, teaches us ethics more memorably than any principle could.
Originally a brilliant invention -- it certainly beats huxtering around potatoes or goatskins or shiny beads as mediums of exchange -- money grew in sophistication as well as in its power over our lives until what was meant to be a means became an end in itself.
Transportation of wine has been an integral part of the business since the days when the latest vintage was shipped overland in goatskins by donkey cart or by sea in huge clay amphorae packed in straw.