Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: leather
IPA transcription: [l'ɛðɚ]
Pronunciations of leather
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: leather
    Meaning: an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: leather
    Meaning: whip with a leather strap
Usage examples
  • Peters and Augustus now made several ineffectual efforts to swallow portions of the leather.
  • It had a leather outer covering; within was a strong steel box, with stout bands of metal to bind it.
  • From that time he began to neglect his leather, and buried his brain under the rubbish of metaphysics.
  • Underneath the picker, there should be a small triangular borer, for making holes in leather, and a gimlet.
  • When he had dropped a few into the belt, he stitched the leather across and across, quilting-in the stones.
  • He spread the chamois leather out upon the table, and cut the skins into two long strips, about a foot broad.
  • He left the cable carefully open upon the dressing-table, and, picking up the small leather case, left the room.
  • In his hand he held a leather case, all torn, and split at one end, and a few tiny scraps of half-charred paper.
  • On his fingers, he had six rings of very valuable stones, and his feet were encased in shoes of morocco leather."
  • They carried blanket packs on their backs and leather bags belted securely round the waist close to their pistols.
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