[[t]ˈrɔˌhaɪd[/t]] n. v. -hid•ed, -hid•ing
1) untanned skin of cattle or other animals
2) a rope or whip made of rawhide
3) to whip with or as if with a rawhide
Etymology: 1650–60

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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