Cheveril

He has a cheveril conscience. One that will easily stretch like cheveril or kid leather.

“Oh, here's a wit of cheveril, that stretches from an inch narrow to an ell broad!” —Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet, ii. 4.

Your soft cheveril conscience would receive.
If you might please to stretch it.

Shakespeare: Henry VIII., ii. 3.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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