Spetches Spetch"es, n. pl. Parings and refuse of hides, skins, etc., from which glue is made. [1913 Webster]

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  • spetch — I. ˈspech noun ( es) Etymology: alteration of speck (patch) 1. spetches plural : parings and refuse of leather, hides, or skins used as a by product (as for making glue) …   Useful english dictionary

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