Meaning of LEATHER in English

I. noun Etymology: Middle English lether, from Old English lether-; akin to Old High German leder ~, Old Irish lethar Date: 13th century animal skin dressed for use, the flap of the ear of a dog, something wholly or partly made of ~, ~ adjective ~like adjective II. transitive verb (~ed; ~ing) Date: 13th century to cover with ~, to beat with a strap ; thrash

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