• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Skiving A piece made in paring or splitting leather; specifically, the part from the inner, or flesh, side.
    • Skiving The act of paring or splitting leather or skins.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n skiving The operation of taking off the rough fleshy parts from the inner surface of a skin by short oblique cuts with a curriers' knife.
    • n skiving The rejected thickness of leather of the flesh side, when leather is split for thin shoes and the like. When the part selected is the grain side, the thin piece of the fiesh side is called skiving; but when the thicker part is the flesh side, as prepared for chamois, the thinner grain-side piece; is the skiver.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Skiving the act of skiving: a piece skived off—of leather, usually on the flesh side
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From root of shive, shiver.


In literature:

I came here with Skive's Dramatic Company.
"The Lady From The Sea" by Henrik Ibsen

In news:

Benny Feilhaber scored a rare hat trick for an American in a European club match, helping AGF Aarhus defeat Skive 6-3 in overtime Wednesday in the fourth round of the Danish Cup.
Skiving machine SPF4 features semi-automatic cycle with internal/external skiving and fittings for pre-assembly.
And includes an adjustable skiving mandrel with forward speed and strength.
Machines engineered specifically to perform skiving and roller burnishing operations deliver precise roundness tolerances and quality surface finishes.
Combining Skiving and Burnishing for Cylinder Bores.
Combination skiving/roller burnishing tools to produce geometrically round holes with quality surface finishes for hydraulic cylinders .
No-skive, two-wire braided hose is rated for pressures to 5800 psi (40 MPa).