alligator skin

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Historical Examples of alligator skin

  • He was well dressed and carried an alligator-skin traveling-bag.

  • But it was not his appearance nor the alligator-skin bag that caused them to gasp.

  • The little man grinned instantly, his face breaking into stereotyped wrinkles like an alligator-skin wallet.

    Mortmain

    Arthur Cheny Train

  • His man tied the ponies and stood holding the doctor's alligator-skin bag—very elegant, Thea thought it.

    Song of the Lark

    Willa Cather

  • I called it "The Alligator" from its fancied resemblance to my brother's alligator-skin traveling-bag.

    The Joyful Heart

    Robert Haven Schauffler