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hide

(hīd)
n.
The skin of an animal, especially the thick tough skin or pelt of a large animal.

hide

raw or dressed skin of cattle, sheep or horse as removed at abattoir.

hide flayer
handheld vibrating instrument for separating hide from carcass at the points where a knife would normally be used.
hide puller
abattoir implement for pulling hides from carcasses at places where the hide pulls easily.
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Bark is 20 per cent tannins--an astringent compound used to tan hides.
Traditionally dressed Mi'kmaq will tan hides, build birchbark canoes and harvest crops.
The cave man used the meat for food, deer brains to tan hides for clothes, teeth for jewelry, the bladder to carry water in, fat to make candles, etc.