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Definition of "oil-tanned" [oil-tanned]

  • Tanned principally by oil and heat: a process applied to sheepskins and lambskins.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "oil-tanned" in a sentence
  • "Then I can boil my belt and oil-tanned moccasins and a pair of cowhide mittens."
  • "They are brothers to the moccasin, and are made of oil-tanned cowhide, with flexible soles."
  • "There in a row hang fifty pair of smoke-tanned moccasins; in another an equal number of oil-tanned; across the background you can make out snowshoes."