Definitions of sheepskin
  1. noun
    tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing
    synonyms: fleece
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    Golden Fleece
    in Greek mythology, a fleece of gold owned by the king of Colchis and guarded in a sacred grove by a dragon; recovered by Jason and the Argonauts
    type of:
    an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
  2. noun
    skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on
    synonyms: lambskin, parchment
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    fine parchment prepared from the skin of a young animal e.g. a calf or lamb
    type of:
    animal skin
    the outer covering of an animal
  3. noun
    a document certifying the successful completion of a course of study
    synonyms: diploma
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    HND, Higher National Diploma
    a diploma given for vocational training that prepares the student for a career in a particular area; good students may progress to a course leading to a degree
    type of:
    certificate, certification, credential, credentials
    a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
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