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- n. removal of hair; depilation
But the unhairing of the sheep pelts was a different problem.
Here again the preparation of the leather took them back to the beamhouse with its familiar processes of liming, unhairing, puering and tanning.
"You go to unhairing skins, Olsen," Bryant commanded, putting his hand firmly but kindly on the broad shoulder of the man.
Being now ready for unhairing, cut each hide in two by slitting them along the centre of the back with a knife, forming them into sides.
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"Somebody must invent an unhairing device to do away with the taking off of the white hair by hand.