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  1. quirboilly(Noun)

    Leather softened by boiling and shaped before it hardens, formerly used for armour.

  2. Origin: cuir bouilli, "boiled leather".

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  1. Quirboilly(noun)

    leather softened by boiling so as to take any required shape. Upon drying, it becomes exceedingly hard, and hence was formerly used for armor

  2. Origin: [OE. cuir bouilli.]


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