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Noun: skiver  skI-vu(r)
  1. [Brit] One who is absent from school without permission
    - truant, hooky player [N. Amer, informal]
  2. An inferior quality of leather, made of split sheepskin, tanned by immersion in sumac, and dyed. It is used for hat linings, pocketbooks, bookbinding, etc

Derived forms: skivers

Type of: absentee

Encyclopedia: Skiver