Meaning of LEATHER in English

■ noun

1》 a material made from the skin of an animal by tanning or a similar process.

2》 a piece of ~ as a polishing cloth.

3》 ( ~s ) ~ clothes worn by a motorcyclist.

■ verb

1》 [usu. as adjective ~ed ] cover with ~.

2》 informal beat or thrash.


OE lether , of Gmc origin.

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