cordwain

[ kawrd-weyn ]

nounArchaic.
  1. cordovan leather.

Origin of cordwain

1
1350–1400; Middle English cordewan<Middle French <Spanish cordovánCordovan

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cordwain

/ (ˈkɔːdˌweɪn) /


noun
  1. an archaic name for cordovan

Origin of cordwain

1
C12 cordewan, from Old French cordoan, from Old Spanish cordovan Cordovan

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