HyperDic: leather

English > 2 senses of the word leather:
NOUNsubstanceleatheran animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
VERBcontactleatherwhip with a leather strap
leather > pronunciation
Soundsleh'dher
Rhymesaltogether ... zither: 43 rhymes with dher...
English > leather: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning.
NarrowerRussia leatherA smooth leather tanned with willow, birch, or oak, and scented on the flesh side with birch oil
alligatorLeather made from alligator's hide
buckskinA soft yellowish suede leather originally / originally from deerskin but now usually from sheepskin
buffA soft thick undyed leather from the skins of e.g. buffalo / buffalo or oxen
calf, calfskinfine leather from the skin of a calf
chamois, chamois leather, chammy, chammy leather, shammy, shammy leatherA soft suede leather formerly from the skin of the chamois antelope but now from sheepskin
cordovanA fine leather originally / originally made in Cordoba, Spain
cowhide, cowskinLeather made from the hide of a cow
crushed leather, crushLeather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
deerskinLeather from the hide of a deer
doeskinSoft leather from deerskin or lambskin
glove leatherLeather suitable for making gloves
grainThe side of leather from which the hair has been removed
horsehideLeather from the hide of a horse
kid, kidskinSoft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat
mochaSoft suede glove leather from goatskin
moroccoA soft pebble-grained leather made from goatskin
ooze leatherA very soft leather made from the skins of calves and having a suede finish on the flesh side
patent leatherLeather with a hard glossy surface
piece of leatherA separate part consisting of leather
pigskinLeather from the skin of swine
roanA soft sheepskin leather that is colored and finished to resemble morocco
sheepskin, fleecetanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on
shoe leatherLeather used to make shoes
suede, suede leatherLeather with a napped surface
white leather, whit leatherA leather that has been treated with alum / alum / alum and/or salt
Broaderanimal skinThe outer covering of an animal
Spanishcuero, piel
Catalancuir, pell
Adjectivesleatheryresembling or made to resemble leather
English > leather: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningWhip with a leather strap.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderflog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounceBeat severely with a whip or rod
Spanishagarrar a correazos

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