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Sheepskin vs. Skiver — What's the Difference?

Sheepskin vs. Skiver — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Sheepskin and Skiver

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Sheepskin

Sheepskin is the hide of a sheep, sometimes also called lambskin. Unlike common leather, sheepskin is tanned with the fleece intact, as in a pelt.

Skiver

One, such as a cutting tool, that pares or skives.

Sheepskin

The skin of a sheep either tanned with the fleece left on or in the form of leather or parchment.

Skiver

A soft thin leather split off the outside of sheepskin and used for bookbinding.

Sheepskin

(Informal) A diploma.
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Skiver

A person who avoids work or duty.

Sheepskin

(uncountable) The skin of a sheep, especially when used to make parchment or in bookbinding.

Skiver

A slacker.

Sheepskin

A diploma.

Skiver

A truant; one who is absent without permission, especially from school.

Sheepskin

The tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on, especially when used for clothing, rugs, etc.

Skiver

One who uses a skive (or skives).

Sheepskin

The skin of a sheep; or, leather prepared from it.

Skiver

(dialect) A skewer.

Sheepskin

A diploma; - so called because usually written or printed on parchment prepared from the skin of the sheep.

Skiver

An inferior quality of leather, made of split sheepskin, tanned by immersion in sumac, and dyed, formerly used for hat linings, pocketbooks, bookbinding, etc.

Sheepskin

Tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing

Skiver

The cutting tool or machine used in splitting leather or skins.

Sheepskin

Skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on

Skiver

To skewer, impale.

Sheepskin

A document certifying the successful completion of a course of study

Skiver

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.

Skiver

The cutting tool or machine used in splitting leather or skins, as sheepskins.

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