glove leather

noun

Definition of glove leather 

: a soft lightweight leather

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The upper was made of garment or glove leather, much softer and more pliable than the leather used for other sneakers at the time, hence the wrinkles around the toe. Nicholas Smith, Time, "How Jane Fonda Helped Inspire Reebok’s Freestyle Fitness Sneaker," 30 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of glove leather

1721, in the meaning defined above

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