striffen

noun
strif·​fen
variants: or striffin \ ˈstrifə̇n \ or striffon \ -​fən \
plural -s

Definition of striffen

dialectal
: a thin skin : membrane

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History and Etymology for striffen

probably from Scottish Gaelic streafon fringe, striffen

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“Striffen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/striffen. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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