Definition of Shagreen

Shagreen n. means: The skin of various small sharks and other fishes when having small, rough, bony scales. The dogfishes of the genus Scyllium furnish a large part of that used in the arts.

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Shagreen n. means: The skin of various small sharks and other fishes when having small, rough, bony scales. The dogfishes of the genus Scyllium furnish a large part of that used in the arts.

Meaning of Shagreen

Shagreen (n.) means: The skin of various small sharks and other fishes when having small, rough, bony scales. The dogfishes of the genus Scyllium furnish a large part of that used in the arts.

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Chagreen (n.): See Shagreen.

Shagreen (v. t.): To chagrin.

Shagreen (a.): Alt. of Shagreened

Granulated (a.): Having numerous small elevations, as shagreen.

Shagreened (a.): Made or covered with the leather called shagreen.

Shagreened (a.): Covered with rough scales or points like those on shagreen.

Shagreen (n.): The skin of various small sharks and other fishes when having small, rough, bony scales. The dogfishes of the genus Scyllium furnish a large part of that used in the arts.

Shagreen (n.): A kind of untanned leather prepared in Russia and the East, from the skins of horses, asses, and camels, and grained so as to be covered with small round granulations. This characteristic surface is produced by pressing small seeds into the grain or hair side when moist, and afterward, when dry, scraping off the roughness left between them, and then, by soaking, causing the portions of the skin which had been compressed or indented by the seeds to swell up into relief. It is used for covering small cases and boxes.

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Meaning of Chagreen

Chagreen means: See Shagreen.

Meaning of Shagreen

Shagreen means: To chagrin.

Meaning of Shagreen

Shagreen means: Alt. of Shagreened

Meaning of Granulated

Granulated means: Having numerous small elevations, as shagreen.

Meaning of Shagreened

Shagreened means: Made or covered with the leather called shagreen.

Meaning of Shagreened

Shagreened means: Covered with rough scales or points like those on shagreen.

Meaning of Shagreen

Shagreen means: The skin of various small sharks and other fishes when having small, rough, bony scales. The dogfishes of the genus Scyllium furnish a large part of that used in the arts.

Meaning of Shagreen

Shagreen means: A kind of untanned leather prepared in Russia and the East, from the skins of horses, asses, and camels, and grained so as to be covered with small round granulations. This characteristic surface is produced by pressing small seeds into the grain or hair side when moist, and afterward, when dry, scraping off the roughness left between them, and then, by soaking, causing the portions of the skin which had been compressed or indented by the seeds to swell up into relief. It is used for covering small cases and boxes.

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