Cheveril


Related to Cheveril: chervil

Chev´er`il


n.1.Soft leather made of kid skin. Fig.: Used as a symbol of flexibility.
Here's wit of cheveril, that stretches from an inch narrow to an ell broad.
- Shak.
a.1.Made of cheveril; pliant.
A cheveril conscience and a searching wit.
- Drayton.
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On the far left is Moyra's daughter, Lorraine Martin, aged 39, of Cheveril Avenue, Radford.
23-24), the Old Lady accuses her of hypocrisy, plays repeatedly upon "quean" (strumpet; Foakes xlix; Cespedes 425), and says that Anne's "soft cheveril conscience" is certainly capable of stretching itself to receive the "eminence, wealth, sovereignty" that Anne has "ever yet / Affected" (2.
Scatter the chopped tomato and cheveril over the top.