How I execrated that ill-starred jade, and the Dutch skiver, but for whom I might at this moment have been my own master.
skiver is the outside of a sheepskin which has been split, the inner side being known as the flesher.
You don't mean to say that they skiver over such fences on purpose?
Kin I skiver er humans clean clar ercross de dissart, und retch back ter de eend o' de yeth, wid dese wun-eyed specks?
Bone and shell in small amounts were found here, and among them the skiver shown at d in plate 36.
Cherries are made in the same manner as grapes, and the stalk neatly covered with skiver leather.