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Rawhide is a hide or animal skin that has not been exposed to tanning and thus is much lighter in color than treated animal hides. The skin from buffalo, deer, elk, or cattle from which most rawhide originates is devoid of all fur, meat, and fat. The resulting material is often only semi-pliable and permeable to light. As such, it is considered suitable for use in objects ranging from drum heads to lampshades, also it is used to make chew toys for dogs. Look up hide in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Tanning is the process of making leather from skin. ... A buffalo is one of several species of bovine. ... Subfamilies Capreolinae Cervinae Hydropotinae Muntiacinae Defined strictly, a deer is a ruminant mammal belonging to the family Cervidae. ... The word Elk has several possible meanings: In Europe, Elk is the animal known in North America as the Moose (Alces alces). ... Binomial name Bos taurus Linnaeus, 1758 Cattle (called simply cows in vernacular usage) are domesticated ungulates, a member of the subfamily Bovinae of the family Bovidae. ...


On film and television

Rawhide was also the title of several motion pictures: For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of...

It was also the name for a Western television show, best known for its catchy theme song and introducing the world to Clint Eastwood, who starred as cowhand Rowdy Yates. It ran from 1959 to 1966 on the CBS television network. Composer Dimitri Tiomkin composed the theme music for Rawhide. Richard Thorpe (February 24, 1896 - May 1, 1991) was an American film director. ... Henry Louis Gehrig, born Ludwig Heinrich Gehrig (June 19, 1903 – June 2, 1941), was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the New York Yankees and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939. ... Henry Hathaway (March 13, 1898 – February 11, 1985) was an American film director and producer. ... Tyrone Power in 1946 Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr. ... Susan Hayward Susan Hayward (June 30, 1917 – March 14, 1975) was an American actress. ... Shayla LaVeaux, Olivia Del Rio (right) Olivia Del Rio (born April 16, 1969 in Rio Casca, Brazil) is a porn star. ... Kaylani Lei (born August 5, 1980 in Singapore) is a dancer and a porn star presently working for Wicked Pictures. ... Broncho Billy Anderson, from The Great Train Robbery The Western movie is one of the classic American film genres. ... Clint Eastwood today. ... American cowboy circa 1887 A cowhand tends livestock, especially cattle. ... CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) is a major television network and radio broadcaster in the United States. ... Dimitri Zinovich Tiomkin (May 10, 1894 - November 11, 1979) was a film composer and conductor. ...


External links

The Internet Movie Database (IMDb), owned by Amazon. ...

Other meanings

Rawhide is also the name of the "bleeding-edge" package distribution of Fedora Core and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Fedora Core is an RPM-based Linux distribution, developed by the community-supported Fedora Project, sponsored by Red Hat. ... Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Red Hat Enterprise Linux (often abbreviated to RHEL) is a Linux distribution created by Red Hat and targeted toward the business market. ...


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rawhide - definition of rawhide in Encyclopedia (147 words)
Rawhide is a hide or animal skin that has not been exposed to tanning and thus is much lighter in colour than treated animal hides.
The skin from buffalo, deer, elk or cattle from which most rawhide originates is devoid of all fur, meat and fat.
Rawhide was also the title of a western TV show, best known for its catchy theme song and introducing the world to Clint Eastwood, who starred as cowhand Rowdy Yates.
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