Origin of leathern
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.
Once, her moving fingers 155 felt the little bag hanging from its leathern thong about her neck, in which was the fairy crystal.Heart of the Blue Ridge|Waldron Baily
Here Lockhard entered, and put the leathern scrutoire, or mail-box, into his hands.Bride of Lammermoor|Sir Walter Scott
His face, lean and leathern, had a curious expression of hunger.The Pioneers|Katharine Susannah Prichard
Those who stood ready with bows and arrows in their hands, had the spear slung over their right shoulder by a leathern strap.
He then took hold of the knife, ripped up the leathern bag, and all the hasty-pudding tumbled out upon the floor.Favorite Fairy Tales|Various