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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

  • 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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