leather

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlɛðər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlɛðɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(leᵺər)


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leather

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [horse, deer, cow] leather
  2. [long, short] -grain leather
  3. [tanned, dyed, raw] leather
  4. work with leather
  5. punch holes in leather
  6. tools for working with leather
  7. a [strip, piece, roll] of leather
  8. the leather is tanned (before, prior to)
  9. [trim, cut, polish] leather
  10. [finished, decorated, covered] in leather
  11. [gloves, jackets, sofas] made of leather
  12. the [biker, motorcyclist] put on his leathers
  13. was dressed in [red, black, brown] leather
  14. dressed from head to toe in leathers
  15. equestrian: shorten the leathers (of the stirrups)
n as adj
  1. a leather [wallet, purse, handbag]
  2. a leather [jacket, coat, belt, glove]
  3. leather [shoes, pants]
  4. a leather [trim, strap, finish]
  5. leather [tanning, upholstery, processing]
  6. a leather [feel, look, touch]
  7. [sells, trades in, deals in] leather goods
  8. leather- [lined, tongued, soled] (shoes)
  9. shoes with leather uppers
  10. [makes, designs] leather [bags, cases, clothing]
  11. leather [covering, casing, upholstery, dry cleaning]
v
  1. leather a [coat, belt, shoe]
  2. leather [clothes, boots, wallets]
  3. leathered by [hand, machine]
  4. leathered [him, his son, the hostage]
  5. leathered him [black and blue, repeatedly]
  6. leathered for [treason, misbehaving, stealing]
  7. leathered as punishment (for)
  8. UK: leathered [each other, the ball]
  9. UK: leathered the ball [upfield, towards the goal, home]
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