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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The skin of a goose.
  • n. A kind of thin soft leather resembling the “chicken-skin” used for gloves in the latter part of the eighteenth century.
  • n. Same as goose-flesh.
  • n. The pitted surface exhibited by copal, caused by contact with the sand in which it is embedded.

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  • The pitted surface exhibited by copal, caused by contact with the sand in which it is embedded. --Century Dictionary

    April 14, 2011