flesher

noun flesh·er \-shə(r)\

Definition of flesher

plural

-s

  1. 1 Scottish :  a meat seller :  butcher

  2. 2a :  a primitive implement (as of bone or stone often with serrated edges) for fleshing hides b :  a curved knife or other device used for fleshing skins or hides

  3. 3 :  a worker who fleshes hides or pelts with a fleshing knife or a fleshing machine

  4. 4 :  the inner layer of a split sheepskin generally tanned for chamois

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Origin and Etymology of flesher

Middle English, from flesh + -er


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