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ooze leather

leather prepared from calfskin or other skin and having a soft, velvety finish on the flesh side.
Origin of ooze leather
First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He slapped the table with Henry Van Dyke in ooze leather for emphasis.

    The Fighting Shepherdess

    Caroline Lockhart
  • The small top drawer may be lined with ooze leather for holding silverware.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
British Dictionary definitions for ooze leather

ooze leather

a very soft leather with a suedelike finish
Word Origin
C19: from ooze1 (sense 6)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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