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part of speech: noun

The skin of the squirrel, much used in the 14th century as fur for garments; in her., a series of small shields placed close together, alternately blue and white, intended to represent the appearance of the skins when sewed edge to edge.

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paired

To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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