noun sho·der \ˈshōdə(r)\

Definition of shoder



  1. :  a package of goldbeater's skins in which gold leaf is beaten the second time — compare 2cutch

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Origin and Etymology of shoder

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 — more at calk

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a brief usually trivial fact

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