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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The knife of a leather-splitting machine. It is usually a steel plate of the length of the cylinder, or about 6 feet long, and is gaged to a distance from a roller over which the sheet separates and the grain-side split winds as the hide passes through the machine.
  • n. A knife used for splitting fish.
  • n. In diamond-cutting, a steel blade used by the diamond-cleaver.


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