Leathering
Leather Leath"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Leathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Leathering}.] To beat, as with a thong of leather. [Obs. or Colloq.] --G. Eliot. [1913 Webster]

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  • leathering — noun A beating …   Wiktionary

  • leathering — leath·er || leðə(r) n. tanned and preserved animal skin from which the hair or fur has been removed; item made of tanned and preserved animal skin v. cover with leather; whip or beat with a leather strap (Slang) adj. of or pertaining to… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leathering — Noun. A beating. Originates from the use of a leather belt or thong to beat someone. Derived from the verb to leather …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • leathering —  Thrashing …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • leathering — noun ( s) Etymology: from gerund of leather (II) 1. : the act or an instance of forming, applying, or furnishing with leather 2. : a covering or furnishing of leather …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leather — Leath er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Leathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Leathering}.] To beat, as with a thong of leather. [Obs. or Colloq.] G. Eliot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leathered — Leather Leath er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Leathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Leathering}.] To beat, as with a thong of leather. [Obs. or Colloq.] G. Eliot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leather — I. noun Etymology: Middle English lether, from Old English lether ; akin to Old High German leder leather, Old Irish lethar Date: 13th century 1. animal skin dressed for use 2. the flap of the ear of a dog see dog illustration 3. something wholly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Leather — For other uses, see Leather (disambiguation). Modern leather working tools Leather is a durable and flexible material created via the tanning of putrescible animal rawhide and skin, primarily cattlehide. It can be produced through different… …   Wikipedia

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