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heavy leather

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heavy leather


: A psychopathic killer cruises heavy-leather homosexual bars

noun phrase

Leather clothing and various metal accoutrements as or in imitation of motorcycle gangs, esp by extravagantly masculine homosexuals: He's gone beyond butch, won't wear anything but heavy leather these days (1970s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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  • He wore a heavy leather vest over his scarlet tunic, and calf-high black leather boots.

  • A strap of heavy leather is attached, making it easy for the shoulder.

    The Apple Various
  • These were bound in heavy leather boards, elaborately tooled in gold representations of Greek lyres and golden laurel crowns.

    A Lost Cause Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • Many of them are of immense size, in heavy leather bindings, while others are of the smallest dimensions.

  • This is also a powerful depilatant, but not much used for heavy leather.

    Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett
  • Another figure in black was standing just inside the door, with the heavy leather curtain drawn back a chink to watch.

    The Admiral Douglas Sladen
  • Very glad they are to get their heavy leather collars and harness off and rest in the cool barn.

    Seven O'Clock Stories Robert Gordon Anderson
  • There were also two large, heavy leather lounging chairs with arms.

    The Red Mouse William Hamilton Osborne
  • He shifted his feet on the rail of the stove, where the heavy leather soles of his boots were beginning to burn.

    The Man in the Twilight Ridgwell Cullum
  • As soon as it appeared, it was seized by Mr. Powell, who had wisely put on his heavy leather gloves.

    Jack, the Young Ranchman George Bird Grinnell

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