kid leather
noun Date: 1687 1. a soft pliable leather made from kidskin 2. a glove leather made from lambskin or goatskin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • kid leather — noun Leather made from the skin of a kid …   Wiktionary

  • kid leather — noun 1. : soft pliable leather made from either goatskin or kidskin and used for shoes, gloves, garments, and handbags 2. : a chrome tanned grain glove leather made from goatskin or lambskin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kid gloves — may refer to:A garment: *Gloves made from kid leather, very commonly worn from the nineteenth to the early twentieth century.A song: * Kid Gloves , by Rush from the 1984 album Grace Under Pressure * Kid Gloves , by Fountains of Wayne from the… …   Wikipedia

  • kid glove — kid′ glove′ n. clo a glove made of kid leather • handle with kid gloves Etymology: 1705–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • kid gloves — 1. gloves made of kid leather. 2. handle with kid gloves, to treat with extreme tact or gentleness: He s upset, so handle him with kid gloves today. [1705 15] * * * plural n. gloves made of fine kid leather ■ (also kid glove) [as adj.] used in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • kid — 1. noun a) A young goat. I went, indeed, intending to kill a kid out of my own flock; and bring it home and dress it; but as I was going I saw a she goat lying down in the shade, and two young kids sitting by her. b) Of a goat, the state of being …   Wiktionary

  • kid gloves — 1. gloves made of kid leather. 2. handle with kid gloves, to treat with extreme tact or gentleness: He s upset, so handle him with kid gloves today. [1705 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • kid glove — noun Date: 1725 a dress glove made of kid leather • kid gloved adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kid finish — noun : a bookbinding finish of paper or boards resembling the surface of undressed kid leather …   Useful english dictionary

  • kid — [kid] n. [ME kide, prob. < Anglo N, akin to ON kith, Dan & Swed kid, Ger kitze] 1. a young goat or, occasionally, antelope 2. its flesh, used as a food 3. leather made from the skin of young goats, used for gloves, shoes, etc. 4. [pl.] gloves… …   English World dictionary

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