cheveril


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cheveril \Chev"er*il\, a.
   Made of cheveril; pliant. [Obs.]
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         A cheveril conscience and a searching wit. --Drayton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cheveril \Chev"er*il\, n. [OF. chevrel, F. chevreau, kid, dim.
   of chevre goat, fr. L. capra. See Caper, v. i.]
   Soft leather made of kid skin. Fig.: Used as a symbol of
   flexibility. [Obs.]
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         Here's wit of cheveril, that stretches from an inch
         narrow to an ell broad.                  --Shak.
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