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Definition of the noun Shagreen

What does Shagreen mean as a name of something?

  1. Shagreen is the vernacular name of the Mesodon inflectus, a species of Mesodon.
  2. Shagreen is the vernacular name of the Inflectarius inflectus, a species of Inflectarius.
    • geographic area: North America

Alternative definition of the noun Shagreen

noun

  1. An untanned leather, often dyed green; originally made from horse skin, today mostly made from the skin of a shark or ray.

Explanation

Shagreen is a type of rawhide consisting of rough untanned skin, formerly made from a horse's back or that of an onager. Shagreen is now commonly made of the skins of sharks and rays.

Phrases with Shagreen

Phrases starting with the word Shagreen:

  1. Shagreen Ray
  2. Shagreen Skate

Phrases ending with the word Shagreen:

  1. Alabama Shagreen
  2. Deep-Tooth Shagreen
  3. Smooth-Lip Shagreen
  4. Tight-Gapped Shagreen
  5. Magazine Mountain Shagreen

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Shagreen

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Google previewMechanics' Magazine (1825)

imitation of it in paper sufficing for the generality of the uses to which it was formerly applied Real shagreen is a species of leather, manufactured from the skins of horses, mules, or asses; and particularly from the croup. The orientals expose ...

Google previewOphthalmology Review (2012)

by Myron Yanoff

Posterior corneal crocodile shagreen is a benign.

Google previewThe Magazine of Science, and Schools of Art (1841)

Real shagreen is a species of leather, manufactured from the skins of horses, mules, or asses; and particularly from the croup. The Orientals expose these skins for some days to the air and sun; after which they tan them, and render them as ...

Google previewTHE MAGAZINE OF SCIENCE AND SCHOOL OF ARTS (1841)

Real shagreen is a species of leather, manufactured from the skins of horses, mules, or asses ; and particularly from the croup. The Orientals expose these skins for some days to the air and sun ; after which they tan them, and render them as ...

Google previewA Million of Facts connected with the studies, pursuits and interests of mankind, serving as a Common-Place Book ... on all subjects of research and curiosity, etc (1832)

Shagreen is the skin of the houndfish, called the sha Shamoy leather is the skin of the chamois goat. Shells consist of carbonate of lime and animal gluten. Soda water is made by combinin eight times its bulk of carbonic aci gas, formed in the ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia (1819)

Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature by Abraham Rees

The best shagreen is that brought from Constantinople, of a brownish colour; the white is the worst. It is extremely hard ; yet, when steeped in water, it becomes very soft and pliable; whence it is of great use among case-makers. It takes any ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

For black shagreen gall-nuts and vitriol are employed. The skins, moist from the pickle, are thickly bestrewed with finely pulverised gall-nuts. They are then folded and laid over each other twentyfour hours. A new ley, of bitter saline earth or ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

As the iron, however, is pretty blunt, which occasions inequalities on the shagreen, this inconvenience must afterwards be remedied by means of a sharp scraping iron or urak, by which the surface acquires a perfect uniformity, and only faint ...

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopaedia: MAC-SNO (1803)

by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich

SHAGREEN, or CHAG REEN, is a kind of rough leather, prepared from the skin of the spotted SHARK. - For this purpose, the skin of the fish is first stripped, then extended on a table, and covered with bruised mustard-seed; it is thus exposed ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Sal ammoniac is dissolved in water till the water is completely saturated; and the shagreen skins, still moist, after being taken from the pickle, are washed over with the solution on the ungrained flesh fide, and when well moistened, a thick layer ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises of Systems ... [& Supplement] (1803)

Shagreen, stirred round. The skins intended to be dyed blue must for a red colour must not be immersed first in ley of Shallow, ST' be moistened only in the matrous ley schora, but not in bitter salt earth (schora), and then in pickle, but after .

Google previewAn Analytical Dictionary of the English Language (1835)

In which the Words are Explained in the Order of Their Natural Affinity, Independent of Alphabetical Arrangement; and the Signification of Each is Traced from Its Etymology ... to which are Added, an Introduction, Containing a New Grammar of the Language, and an Alphabetical Index, for the Ease of Consultation by David Booth

SHAGREEN. CHAGRIN. BORAK. partially used as a cosmetic, either alone, or mixed up with other ingredients. Ass Es-ski Ns, when dry, being hard and elastic, are made into a strong parchment, for sieves, drums, or other purposes; and, ...

Google previewAn Analytical Dictionary of the English Language in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity, independent of alphabetical arrangement, and the signification of each is traced from its etymology ... To which are added, an introduction, containing a new grammar of the language, and an alphabetical index, etc (1835)

by David BOOTH (Author of the Analytical Dictionary.)

SHAGREEN. CHAGRIN. BORAK. partially used as a cosmetic, either alone, or mixed up with other ingredients. ASSES-SKINS, when dry, being hard and elastic, are made into a strong parchment, for sieves, drums, or other purposes; and, ...

Google previewAn analytical dictionary of the English language, in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity, independent of alphabetical arrangement ... (1836)

by David Booth

SHAGREEN. CHAGRIN. BORAK. partially used as a cosmetic, either alone, or mixed up with other ingredients. Asses-skins, when dry, being hard and elastic , are made into a strong parchment, for sieves, drums, or other purposes; and, ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Fish and Fish Products (2009)

by OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

SHAGREEN. PEAU. DE. CHAGRIN. DUT: Ruw haaienleer FIN: Hainnahkashagriini GER: Chagrin ICE: Skrápur ITA: Pelle di zigrino JPN: Same- yasuri, kawa-yasuri POL: Szagryn - Skóra rekina lub kolenia POR: Pele de tubarão RUS: Кожа ...

Google previewA New Family Encyclopedia; Or, Compendium of Universal Knowledge (1831)

Comprehending a Plain and Practical View of Those Subjects Most Interesting to Persons, in the Ordinary Professions of Life ... by Charles Augustus Goodrich

SHAGREEN, a kind of very hard, grained leather, brought from Turkey, Poland, Algiers, &c. ; it is used as covers for cases, books, &c. It is made thus : — The skin , having undergone the necessary preparations, is covered, while wet, with a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

The CCDF landmark is characterized by central crocodile shagreen in pre- Descemet's location. The differential diagnosis includes the degenerative form of Vogt's posterior crocodile shagreen and the degenerative anterior forms of central and ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences, compiled by a society of gentlemen in Scotland [ed. by W. Smellie]. Suppl. to the 3rd. ed., by G. Gleig (1810)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica

As the iron, however, is pretty blunt, which occasions inequalities on the shagreen, this inconvenience must afterwards be remedied by means os a tharp scraping iron or urak, by which the surface acquires a perfect uniformity, and only faint ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

shagreen, crocodile Polygonal greyish-white corneal opacities separated by relatively clear spaces and located in the stroma, either near Bowman's layer (anterior crocodile shagreen) or occasionally near ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1817)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature ...

Shagreen. This operation, on account of the corneous hardness of the dry skin, is attended with some difficulty; and at caution is at the same time required that too much of the impression of the asabuta seed be not destroyed, which might be ...

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