skiver

noun
skiv·​er | \ ˈskī-vər How to pronounce skiver (audio) \

Definition of skiver

1 : a thin soft leather made of the grain side of a split sheepskin, usually tanned in sumac and dyed
2 : one that skives something (such as leather)

First Known Use of skiver

1800, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Skiver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skiver. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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