Part of speech: noun

The skin of an animal tanned or dressed for use.

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Usage examples "leather":

  1. Then the young men got down to walk up Bagley Hill, and when they mounted again, found the Captain with a large leather case in his hand, out of which he took two five- pound notes, and began pressing them on his son, while Tom tried to look as if he did not know what was going on. - "Tom Brown at Oxford", Thomas Hughes.
  2. Hadrian opened the leather bag, took out a roll, hastily broke it open, and then, after rapidly glancing at the contents, exclaimed: " What is this? - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. I want you to make some leather boots for the girls for the spring. - "Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales", Leo Tolstoy.