saddle leather

noun

: 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 The Thorogood 1957 Series work boot is a prime example, hand-made in Wisconsin from super-tough full-grain saddle leather. Bob Beacham, Field & Stream, 25 Oct. 2023 Didacus Sicilia Menfifi | $120 From a Sicilian vineyard located 1,300 feet above the Mediterranean, this pure Cab Franc offers a heady bouquet of dark berries, baking spice, mocha, thyme and saddle leather. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 18 Mar. 2023 The gentle wind, the breathing of the horses, and the creak of saddle leather as the horses shifted position were the only sounds. Carl Hoffman, Washington Post, 6 June 2023 Expect full-on flavors of blackberry, plum, black cherry and cassis with touches of spice like clove, black pepper and star anise, earthy notes of saddle leather, truffle and black olive, and a hint of flowers. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 10 Jan. 2023 The result is a dark-colored spirit with floral and vanilla on the nose and pronounced spice notes of nutmeg and cinnamon and a lingering aroma of new saddle leather. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 26 Apr. 2022 Aromas of rose hips, ripe red cherries, red raspberries and brown baking spices lead you in to sublime flavors of ripe red fruits accented by a touch of saddle leather and sweet spices on the palate. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 19 Jan. 2023 Brilliant ruby colored in the glass, this delicious wine has a complex bouquet of red and black fruits, saddle leather and brown baking spices. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 10 Jan. 2023 What followed was an elegant dinner served on RL homewares like saddle leather chargers and plaid trimmed salad plates. Vogue, 10 Sep. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1771, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of saddle leather was in 1771

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“Saddle leather.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saddle%20leather. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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