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parfleche

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noun par·fleche \ˈpär-ˌflesh\

Definition of parfleche

  1. 1 :  a raw hide soaked in lye to remove the hair and dried

  2. 2 :  an article (as a bag or case) made of parfleche



Origin and Etymology of parfleche

Canadian French parflèche, from French parer to ward off + flèche arrow


First Known Use: 1827


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