skiver

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noun skiv·er \ˈskī-vər\

Definition of skiver

  1. 1 :  a thin soft leather made of the grain side of a split sheepskin, usually tanned in sumac and dyed

  2. 2 :  one that skives something (such as leather)

1800

First Known Use of skiver

1800

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