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Definition of "leathern" []

  • Made of, covered with, or resembling leather. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "leathern" in a sentence
  • "The great rivers of Asia and Europe, the Volga and Kama, the Don and Borysthenes, the Vistula and Danube, they either swam with their horses or passed on the ice, or traversed in leathern boats, which followed the camp, and transported their wagons and artillery."
  • "So, climbing into a kind of leathern tent upon wheels, I was soon on my way to the leaguer of the"
  • "[Page 60] 1 A kind of leathern shield made of untanned deerskin worn hanging from the shoulder."