[leth -er-woo d]
- an American shrub, Dirca palustris, having a tough bark.
Origin of leatherwood
Also called moosewood.
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Examples from the Web for leatherwood
That girl bothers me worse than all the other women in Leatherwood put together.
I don't say but what she's a good girl; there ain't a better in Leatherwood, or anywheres.
I can swing all Leatherwood by myself, but Leatherwood's nothing.
I would like to walk with you in broad day past all the houses in Leatherwood.
In Leatherwood (Dirca) the bast-cells are remarkably slender.The Elements of Botany
- Also called: wicopy a North American thymelaeaceous shrub, Dirca palustris, with pale yellow flowers and tough flexible branches
- any of various Australian shrubs of the family Cunoniaceae
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