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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.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Madge first slipped her feet into a pair of heavy leather boots.

    Madge Morton's Victory Amy D.V. Chalmers
  • This is also a powerful depilatant, but not much used for heavy leather.

    Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett
  • His boots, made of heavy leather, were armed with rusty iron spurs.

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

    The Apple Various
  • No change is made in running, from finest muslin to heavy leather.

  • Many of them are of immense size, in heavy leather bindings, while others are of the smallest dimensions.

  • It had a long, heavy sole leather sole, a very low heel and heavy leather all hand sewed, for the uppers.

  • Here is something to confute the old backbiter,' and he clapped with his thick short hand a heavy leather pocket-book.

    The Immortal Alphonse Daudet
  • 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
  • Gard closed the door, drew the heavy leather curtain, and turned questioningly to Dorothy.

    Out of the Ashes Ethel Watts Mumford

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