[ leth -er-hahrd ]
/ ˈlɛð ərˈhɑrd /
(of ceramic clay) moist but not sufficiently so to be plastic.
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Origin of leather-hard
First recorded in 1955–60
Words nearby leather-hard
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Example sentences from the Web for leather-hard
When leather-hard the whole may be turned gently over and the tile allowed to fall on to a board placed in readiness.
Set the leather-hard cylinder upon a new bat which is slightly damp and which runs true, on the wheel.