Definition of hogskin in US English:

hogskin

(also hog's-skin)

noun

  • 1The skin of a hog; leather made from this; pigskin.

  • 2A container for liquid made of hog leather. Now rare.

adjective

  • Made from the skin of a hog.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in MS Marquis of Bute. In some forms from hog + skin. In some forms from the genitive of hog + skin.

Pronunciation

hogskin

/ˈhɒɡskɪn/