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Verb: skive  skIv
  1. Remove the surface of
    "skive leather"
     
  2. [Brit] Play truant from work or school
    "The boy often skives";
    - bunk off [Brit], play hooky [N. Amer], mitch [Ireland], wag [Austral, NZ], play truant, truant, bunk [Brit]

Derived forms: skived, skiving, skives

Type of: cut, shave, skip

Encyclopedia: Skive, Denmark