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leather

noun

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1 the hairless natural covering of an animal prepared for use
  • the company claims to use only the finest leathers for its shoes and handbags

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2 the outer covering of an animal removed for its commercial value
  • this jacket was made from real leather

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leather

verb

Synonyms of leather (Entry 2 of 2)

to strike repeatedly with something long and thin or flexible
  • an expert rider will find almost no reason to leather a horse

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The first known use of leather was in the 13th century

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“Leather.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leather. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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