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hell–for–leather

adverb

Definition of hell–for–leather

  1. :  in a hell-for-leather manner :  at full speed rode hell–for–leather down the trail

1889

First Known Use of hell–for–leather

1889


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hell–for–leather

adjective

Definition of hell–for–leather

  1. :  marked by determined recklessness, great speed, or lack of restraint a cocky, hell–for–leather fighting man — H. H. Martin

1920

First Known Use of hell–for–leather

1920

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