goatskin goatskin

Definition(s):

  • (n) the hide of a goat

Usage(s):

  1. As the leaders conferred, other tribesmen beat rhythms on goatskin drums and danced round the campfires with bared, curve-bladed djambias.
  2. Each time the hills above Montelepre and the undernourished, goatskin-gaitered Montelepre peasants have refused to give him up.
  3. John Rockcliff enters through the goatskin door, carrying a rat he has caught.

News

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    Sun/29 PERFORMANCES FOLK TRIO, 2 p.m., “Ten Strings & a Goatskin”, young French Canadian folk group will play at Auburn Unitarian Universalist Church, Pleasant and Spring Streets. $10/$5 youth, including students through age 22. More information is available by visiting www.Maine- FolqueCo-op.com or calling 782-0386. Tue/31 read more
    on December 26, 2013     Source: The Times Record

Quotes

  • Relating a bit of lore from early in the chef's career, Mr. Buford describes a late-night party where Mr. Batali was "drinking tequila from a goatskin boda bag, the liquor splattering all over his face."
    on Jun 15, 2006 By: Bill Buford Source: Wall Street Journal

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