parfleche


par·fleche

noun \ˈpär-ˌflesh\

Definition of PARFLECHE

1
:  a raw hide soaked in lye to remove the hair and dried
2
:  an article (as a bag or case) made of parfleche

Origin of PARFLECHE

Canadian French parflèche, from French parer to ward off + flèche arrow
First Known Use: 1827

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