chrome leather

  1. leather tanned with chrome.

Origin of chrome leather

First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby chrome leather Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use chrome leather in a sentence

  • Another notable advantage of chrome leather is its durability.

    Animal Proteins | Hugh Garner Bennett
  • This, of course, is exactly the case of semi-chrome leather.

    Animal Proteins | Hugh Garner Bennett
  • chrome leather is difficult to pare, and to work, as it does not become soft when wet, like vegetable-tanned leather.

  • For example, the mixture that would give good results on vegetable-tanned leather might be quite unsuitable for chrome leather.

    Leather | K. J. Adcock
  • The adsorption theory would find it difficult to account for chrome leather not adsorbing as much tan as pelt.

    Animal Proteins | Hugh Garner Bennett