Slang term for the ball used in American football. I don't believe that they are made of pig skin anymore.
Pig"skin` (?), n.
The skin of a pig, -- used chiefly for making saddles; hence, a colloquial or slang term for a saddle.
© Webster 1913
A football; -- so called because the covering is often made of pigskin. [Colloq.]
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