What does the word Leathern mean?

Usage examples for Leathern

  1. He opened the hall door without ringing the bell, and walking at once into the dining- room, threw himself into a large leathern chair which always stood near the fire- place. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  2. Before they reached the ship, they displayed a leathern frock, upon a long pole, as a sign, as we understood it, of their peaceable intentions. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  3. " Do, my boy," she answered, taking a small strongly- bound Bible, carefully secured in a leathern case, from under her pillow. – The History of Little Peter, the Ship Boy by W.H.G. Kingston
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