Chev"er*il (?), n. [OF. chevrel, F. chevreau, kid, dim. of chevre goat, fr. L. capra. See Caper, v. i.]

Soft leather made of kid skin. Fig.: Used as a symbol of flexibility.

[Obs.]

Here's wit of cheveril, that stretches from an inch narrow to an ell broad. Shak.

 

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Chev"er*il, a.

Made of cheveril; pliant.

[Obs.]

A cheveril conscience and a searching wit. Drayton.

 

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