morocco

Part of speech: noun

Leather made from goatskin, and tanned with sumac.

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Usage examples "morocco":

  1. Speaking of a Southern Morocco Christian mission, S. L. Bensusan admits that it does not make Christians out of Moors, but claims that it 'teaches the Moors to live finer lives within the limits of their own faith. - "The Reconciliation of Races and Religions", Thomas Kelly Cheyne.
  2. Our first treaty with one of these powers, the Emperor of Morocco, was formed in 1786, and was limited to fifty years. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
  3. A small red morocco cushion, of the kind used in travelling, was balanced on the back, and there was a depression in it, as though some one's head had lately rested there. - "Don Orsino", F. Marion Crawford.