box calf


Definition of box calf

: chrome-tanned calfskin having square markings on the grain because of being rolled lengthwise and then crosswise — compare board vt

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History and Etymology for box calf

box entry 2 + calf; from the square markings

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“Box calf.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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