Definition of Cordovans

1. Noun. Shoes made with cordovan leather ¹



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Definition of Cordovans

1. cordovan [n] - See also: cordovan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cordovans

cordon off
cordon sanitaire
cordoned
cordoned off
cordoning
cordoning off
cordonnet
cordonnets
cordons
cordons off
cordons sanitaires
cordopexy
cordotomies
cordotomy
cordovan
cordovans (current term)
cords
corduroy
corduroy road
corduroyed
corduroying
corduroylike
corduroys
cordwain
cordwainer
cordwaineries
cordwainers
cordwainery
cordwains
cordwood

Literary usage of Cordovans

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1. Letters, Descriptive of Public Monuments, Scenery, and Manners in France and by Mrs Caroline Elizabeth Wilde Cushing, Caroline Elizabeth Cushing (1832)
"Idleness of the cordovans. WE took lodgings in Cordova at the Fonda del Puente, a house agreeably situated near the Guadalquivir, and within a very short ..."

2. The Craftsman by Gustav Stickley (1907)
"Jehan de Garlande, author of a Latin dictionary composed in 1080, mentions cordovans as first manufactured at Cordova in the eleventh century. ..."

3. History of the Moorish Empire in Europe by Samuel Parsons Scott (1904)
"In their extremity, the cordovans had repeatedly implored Mohammed- Ibn-Hud, whose army was encamped at Ecija, to raise the siege before more Castilian ..."

4. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sanads Relating to India and by India Foreign and Political Dept (1892)
"That on the goods purchased by the aforesaid nation at Aleppo, there should be paid for transport duty, on every bale of unbleached linen, cordovans, ..."

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