Definition of praskeen in US English:

praskeen

noun

Irish English
  • An apron, especially a large one made of sackcloth or other coarse material.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Jonah Barrington (d. 1834), judge and author. From Irish práiscín coarse apron, shoemaker's apron, rag, apparently from práisc dirt, mess (of uncertain origin) + -ín.