Meaning of rivlin in English:

rivlin

Pronunciation /ˈrɪvlɪn/

noun

historical Scottish
  • A type of shoe worn in Scotland made from undressed hide with the hair on the outside.

Origin

Old English; earliest use found in Antwerp Glossary. Probably a transferred use of rivelling, on account of the puckered appearance of the hide when it is drawn together by the shoelace.