Shagreened
Shagreen Sha*green", Shagreened Sha*greened"a. 1. Made or covered with the leather called shagreen. ``A shagreen case of lancets.'' --T. Hook. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Covered with rough scales or points like those on shagreen. [1913 Webster]


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