Definition of Skivings

1. skiving [n] - See also: skiving



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skivings

skittled
skittles
skittling
skitty
skive
skived
skiver
skivered
skivering
skivers
skives
skivie
skivier
skiviest
skiving
skivings (current term)
skivvied
skivvies
skivvy
skivvying
skivy
skiwear
sklate
sklated
sklates
sklating
sklayre
sklayres
sklent
sklented

Literary usage of Skivings

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1. Modern American Tanning: A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Leather (1910)
"They are either sold to the shoe manufacturer in sheets or dinked into heels. skivings ALSO USED. The part taken off by the splitting machine in the ..."

2. Workers of the Nation: An Encyclopedia of the Occupations of the American by Gilson Willets (1903)
"The objections to the use of skivings is the annoying tendency to squeak; hence, the cork filler is generally preferred for high grade shoes. ..."

3. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"Somer». SKIVE, ». (1) To pare the thick parts of hides before tanning. skivings, the parings of hides. (2) To turn up the eyes. Line. SKIVER,». A skewer. ..."

4. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1886)
"Somers. SKIVE, v. (1) To pare the thick parts of bides before tanning. skivings, the parings of hides. (2) To turn up the eyes. Line. SKIVER, ». A skewer. ..."

5. Outlines of Industrial Chemistry: A Text-book for Students by Frank Hall Thorp, Warren Kendall Lewis (1916)
"Hide glue is made from glue stock, ie waste bits of hide trimmings, skivings, fleshings, and other untanned refuse from the beam house; slaughter-house ..."

6. Outlines of Industrial Chemistry: A Text-book for Students by Frank Hall Thorp, Warren Kendall Lewis (1916)
"Hide glue is made from glue stock, ie waste bits of hide trimmings, skivings, fleshings, and other untanned refuse from the beam house; slaughter-house ..."

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