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pigskin

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EtymologyEdit

From pig +‎ skin. The American (US) football is a direct descendant of the ball used in the game of rugby. The rugby ball originally was made of a pig's bladder with a leather cover; the earliest versions of the leather exterior sometimes were made of pigskin.

NounEdit

pigskin (plural pigskins)

  1. Leather made from the skin of a pig.
  2. (US, slang) A football (see Etymology).

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