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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".

Webster Dictionary

  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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