quirboilly


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quirboilly \Quir"boil*ly`\, n. [OE. cuir bouilli.]
   Leather softened by boiling so as to take any required shape.
   Upon drying, it becomes exceedingly hard, and hence was
   formerly used for armor. [Obs.] "His jambeux were of
   quyrboilly." --Chaucer.
   [1913 Webster]
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