leather treated with chemicals, as alum or salt; tawed leather.
- Also whitleather.
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How to use white leather in a sentence
Then Dicky shows up, looking for a maxi-length white leather dress for his Indian lady friend.Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band | Grover Lewis | March 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On a less crucial note, how does Jenni Ching get bloodstains out of her patented white leather jumpsuit?Must Reads: Kennedy, Sontag and Paris, ‘A Partial History of Lost Causes,’ ‘City of Bohane,’ ‘Flatscreen’ | Lauren Elkin, Mythili Rao, Drew Toal, Nicholas Mancusi | April 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Coquenil drew an envelope from his breast pocket and from it he took a number of white-leather fragments.Through the Wall | Cleveland Moffett
Then the baby stuck out her foot in its white leather shoe, but grandmamma would not taste it, and called it nasty-nasty.The Devourers | Annie Vivanti Chartres
His legs were encased in tight breeches of white leather, and long polished boots with riding flaps were drawn above the knee.Greifenstein | F. Marion Crawford
British Dictionary definitions for white leather
leather that has been treated with a chemical, such as alum or salt, to make it white: Also called: whitleather (ˈwɪtlɛðə)
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