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CIDE DICTIONARY
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cheveril

CIDE DICTIONARY

cheveriln. [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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Here's wit of cheveril, that stretches from an inch narrow to an ell broad."  [1913 Webster]
cheverila. 
     Made of cheveril; pliant.  [1913 Webster]
    "A cheveril conscience and a searching wit."  [1913 Webster]

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