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Meaning of SKIVE

Pronunciation:  skIv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  remove the surface of; "skive leather"
 

SKIVE is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: shave

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Skive\, n. [Cf. Icel. sk[=i]fa a shaving, slice, E.
    shive, sheave.]
    The iron lap used by diamond polishers in finishing the
    facets of the gem.
    
    
  2. \Skive\, v. t.
    To pare or shave off the rough or thick parts of (hides or
    leather).
    
    
 

 

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