Skiver

Skiv"er

(?), n. [Cf. Skewer, Shiver a fragment.] 1. An inferior quality of leather, made of split sheepskin, tanned by immersion in sumac, and dyed. It is used for hat linings, pocketbooks, bookbinding, etc.
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2. The cutting tool or machine used in splitting leather or skins, as sheepskins.
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