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skewing

[ skyoo-ing ]
/ ˈskyu ɪŋ /
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noun
a process of removing excess gold leaf from a stamped surface.
skewings, the gold leaf so removed.
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Origin of skewing

First recorded in 1850–55; origin uncertain
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