- made of leather.
- resembling leather.
Origin of leathern
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Examples from the Web for leathern
“Nonsense,” he cried, but I noticed his hand trembling under his leathern apron.
Hawberk looked at me and slowly smoothed his leathern apron.
But the suspicion came, and led to a re-examination of the leathern wallets.Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home
The old equerry drew a letter from under his leathern jacket.The Strolling Saint
She looked around, and suddenly flourished her leathern quirt.Out of the Depths
Robert Ames Bennet
He jingled coins in the pouch which hung at his leathern belt.Nicanor - Teller of Tales
C. Bryson Taylor
He hastily threw off his leathern apron, and put on his coat and hat.The Golden Shoemaker
J. W. Keyworth
- archaic made of or resembling leather
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Word Origin and History for leathern
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