Definition of grain side in English:

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grain side


The side of a hide on which the hair was.
Example sentences
  • When dry, the skin is rendered supple and 'grained' by rubbing it first on the flesh side, after folding the grain side inwards.
  • The grain side may also be scraped clean in a process called scudding.

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Syllabification: grain side

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