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- n. Thin shreds of leather shaved off while dressing skins.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Thin shreds of leather shaved off in dressing skins.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The thin shreds of leather shaved off by the currier in dressing skins. They are used to rub oil from metals in polishing them.
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