shoder

noun

sho·​der
ˈshōdə(r)
plural -s
: a package of goldbeater's skins in which gold leaf is beaten the second time compare cutch entry 2

Word History

Etymology

modification of French chauderet, chaudret, alteration of chaucheret, from obsolete chaucher to press, from Latin calcare to tread on, trample, press, from calc-, calx heel

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“Shoder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shoder. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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