fleshing machine

fleshing machine

[′flesh·iŋ mə‚shēn]
(engineering)
A machine that removes flesh from hides in a tannery.
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Keep in mind that a tanner with $10 million dollars in equipment is going to do a better job than a part-time taxidermist with a fleshing machine and five-gallon buckets.
They were passed through a fleshing machine which forced the hides against knives and an india rubber roller which scraped off the last remaining fragments of animal tissue.