leathern
adjective Date: before 12th century made of, consisting of, or resembling leather

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Leathern — Leath ern, a. Made of leather; consisting of leather; as, a leathern purse. A leathern girdle about his loins. Matt. iii. 4. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leathern — O.E. leðren; see LEATHER (Cf. leather) + EN (Cf. en) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • leathern — [leth′ərn] adj. [ME letherne < OE letheren] 1. made or consisting of leather 2. like leather …   English World dictionary

  • leathern — /ledh euhrn/, adj. 1. made of leather. 2. resembling leather. [bef. 1000; ME, OE lether(e) n. See LEATHER, EN2] * * * …   Universalium

  • leathern — adjective made of leather …   Wiktionary

  • leathern — adj. leathery; made of leather; resembling leather …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leathern — adjective archaic made of leather …   English new terms dictionary

  • leathern — leath·ern …   English syllables

  • leathern — leath•ern [[t]ˈlɛð ərn[/t]] adj. 1) made of leather 2) resembling leather …   From formal English to slang

  • leathern — /ˈlɛðən/ (say ledhuhn) adjective 1. made of leather. 2. resembling leather. {Middle English and Old English leþer(e) (noun). See en2} …   Australian English dictionary

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