1. A soft, supple leather made from the skin of an
adult female deer and used in England as early as
the 16th century for covering books. 2. A soft.
supple leather, usually white or cream colored but
sometimes dyed, having a fine suede finish,
produced from lambskin or sheepskin split and and
tanned by a combination tannage, e.g.,
formaldehyde and oil, or formaldehyde and alum.
See also: BUCKSKIN
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