- any of various Australasian honeyeaters, especially of the genus Philemon.
Origin of friarbird
Also called leath·er·head [leth -er-hed] /ˈlɛð ərˌhɛd/.
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Examples from the Web for leatherhead
All I know is that the very name 'Leatherhead' turned her whiter than she has been for a week.
He seemed surprised to think you weren't goin' to Leatherhead, you say?
He lived, however, at Leatherhead, Slinfold being a sinecure.Highways & Byways in Sussex
Leatherhead was set to do it, and he goes on neglecting his work.First in the Field
George Manville Fenn
She was then at work on Emma, whom we meet again at Leatherhead.Highways and Byways in Surrey
- another name for friarbird
- a town in S England, in Surrey. Pop: 42 885 (2001)
- any of various Australian honeyeaters of the genus Philemon, having a naked head
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