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leather

leath·er

leather

 
pronunciation:
le thr
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the tanned or preserved skin of an animal, usu. with the hair or fur removed.
definition 2: any item or part made of this material.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: made of or resembling leather.
leather shoes
definition 2: (slang) of, relating to, or patronized by those who wear leather garments to signal interest in rough sex.
a leather bar
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: leathered, leathering, leathers
definition: to cover completely or in part with leather.
We leathered the chair.
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