saddle leather


Definition of saddle leather

: leather made of cowhide that is usually tanned with vegetable tannins and is used especially for saddlery also : smooth polished leather simulating this

Examples of saddle leather in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Horse and saddle leather, wet Labrador retriever and rutting male ungulates are smells that seem never to stop drifting through my mind, just below the surface of consciousness. Steve Meyer, Anchorage Daily News, 16 May 2020 Containers are made of solid walnut, and all the pieces are covered in rich saddle leather. Washington Post, 24 Sep. 2019 The men’s faces are cragged and as dark as saddle leather from lifetimes spent in the sun. National Geographic, 14 Mar. 2019 It’s trimmed in saddle leather and polished aluminum. Fortune, 7 Apr. 2018 From the clubby handsome wood paneling, saddle leather, classic equestrian artwork, and beautifully branded china and crystal. Micaela English, Town & Country, 24 Feb. 2015

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First Known Use of saddle leather

1771, in the meaning defined above

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“Saddle leather.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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