What is another word for Tawed?

Pronunciation: [tˈɔːd] (IPA)

Tawed is a term used in leathercraft, which refers to the process of treating animal hides with chemicals to create a soft, pliable texture. However, there are other synonyms that can be used instead of tawed such as scoured, curried, and softened. Scouring is a process of cleaning hides to remove dirt and impurities. Currying involves the use of oils and fats to soften and lubricate the hides. Softening is the general term that refers to techniques used to make leather more pliable. Each synonym refers to a specific process but all have the same objective of making animal hides more usable for various leather goods.

What are the hypernyms for Tawed?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    tanning, Skinning, leatherworking, Animal Hide Processing, Animal Skin Preparation, Preparation of Animal Hides.

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