Definition of Rivlins
1. rivlin [n] - See also: rivlin
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rivlins
Literary usage of Rivlins
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (1901)
"He describes the dress of the inhabitants, and in a particular way their shoes or rivlins, and speaks of their habits and their character. ..."
2. The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society by Manchester Geographical Society (1897)
"They also make their own shoes, called "rivlins." These "rivlins" consist simply of a piece of ..."
3. The Orkneys and Shetland: Their Past and Present State by Tudor J. R., John Horne, William Irvine Fortescue, Peter White, Benjamin Nieve Peach (1883)
"In the place of shoes, rivlins, as a kind of sandals made from untanned cowhide are called, are still worn, though in frost, ..."
4. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1810)
"... of cattle or seals, which are called rivlins; they are light, and warm, and wear a long time. They also use tanned sheep-skin as a fishing dress. ..."