striffen

noun strif·fen \ˈstrifə̇n\\-fən\
variants: or

striffin

\ˈstrifə̇n\ or

striffon

\-fən\

Definition of striffen

plural

-s

dialectal

  1. :  a thin skin :  membrane

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Origin and Etymology of striffen

probably from Scottish Gaelic streafon fringe, striffen


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