The first room, serving as withdrawing room, was hung with stamped Cordovan leather.
Meanwhile the zeal of the Cordovan Christians was bearing fruit.
But the Cordovan very naturally holds himself in no such unflattering estimation.
This boy is going to get away the favors from all the Cordovan caliphs.
From sheepskins was produced ordinary “parchment,” and also a sort of leather called “basane” or “Cordovan.”
Cord′wainer, a worker in Cordovan or cordwain: a shoemaker; Cord′wainery.
When I get my legs and my feet in the hose and Cordovan boots, nobody'll know that I ever made fence for you or any one else.
Below hung a great pair of Cordovan boots armed with heavy gilded spurs.
His Cordovan gloves were loosely held in his right hand along with his tasselled cane.
The first said the wine had a flavour of iron, the second said it had a stronger flavour of Cordovan.
1590s, "fine Spanish leather," from adjective Cordovan, from Spanish cordovan (modern cordoban), from cordovano (adj.) "of Cordova," the Spanish city, former capital of Moorish Spain; a later adoption of the same word that became cordwain (see cordwainer). The city name is from Phoenician qorteb "oil press."