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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sheepskin \Sheep"skin'\, noun

1. The skin of a sheep; or, leather prepared from it.

2. A diploma; -- so called because usually written or printed on parchment prepared from the skin of the sheep. [College Cant]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

sheepskin

noun

1: tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing [syn: {sheepskin}, {fleece}]

2: skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on [syn: {parchment}, {sheepskin}, {lambskin}]

3: a document certifying the successful completion of a course of study [syn: {diploma}, {sheepskin}]


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