a fine, smooth leather produced by careful tanning and dyeing, especially in dark red: originally prepared in Russia.
- Also called russia.
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How to use Russia leather in a sentence
My wife sent me at the same time a warm winter overcoat, a large fur cap, and a pair of double-soled Russia-leather boots.Eyes Like the Sea | Mr Jkai
It was no banana peel, nor pineapple, nor Russia-leather bag, but only a company of beetles sipping in the sun.Eye Spy | William Hamilton Gibson
The question now lay between the Russia-leather purse and himself.
No trace of that Russia-leather purse was to be found about Cecile.
For the Russia-leather purse represented her honor to the little girl.
British Dictionary definitions for Russia leather
a smooth dyed leather made from calfskin and scented with birch tar oil, originally produced in Russia
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