Meaning of LEATHER in English

leath ‧ er W3 /ˈleðə $ -ər/ BrE AmE noun

[ Language: Old English ; Origin: lether ]

1 . [uncountable] animal skin that has been treated to preserve it, and is used for making shoes, bags etc:

The inside of the bag was lined with soft leather.

elegant leather boots

2 . leathers [plural] special leather clothes worn for protection by someone riding a ↑ motorcycle

⇨ run/go hell for leather at ↑ hell 1 (27)

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.