skiver

[skahy-ver]
noun
1.
a person or thing that skives.
2.
a thin, soft leather made from sheepskin, used for hat linings and book bindings.

Origin:
1790–1800; skive + -er1

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skiver1 (ˈskaɪvə)
 
n
1.  the tanned outer layer split from a skin
2.  a person, tool, or machine that skives

skiver2 (ˈskaɪvə)
 
n
slang (Brit) a person who persistently avoids work or responsibility

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She returned to her profession as a skiver, cutting the leather at a shoe factory.
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