glove leather

noun

Definition of glove leather

: a soft lightweight leather

Examples of glove leather in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Colorful stripes have been almost as important to the brand’s legacy as the baseball-glove leather it’s been using to craft the handbags since 1941. Laurie Brookins, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 Feb. 2020 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, 30 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of glove leather

1721, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Glove leather.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glove%20leather. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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