Definition of Leathernecks

1. Noun. (plural of leatherneck) ¹



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Definition of Leathernecks

1. leatherneck [n] - See also: leatherneck

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leathernecks

leatherleaf
leatherleaf fern
leatherleaf saxifrage
leatherleaf wood fern
leatherleafs
leatherleaves
leatherless
leatherlike
leathermaker
leathermakers
leathermaking
leathermen
leathern
leatherneck
leathernecks (current term)
leathers
leatherware
leatherwares
leatherwear
leatherwomen
leatherwood
leatherwoods
leatherwork
leatherworker
leatherworkers
leatherworking
leatherworks

Literary usage of Leathernecks

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1. "Dear Folks at Home -- -- -- .": The Glorious Story of the United States by Kemper Frey Cowing, Courtney Ryley Cooper (1919)
"... CHAPTER HI THE LADY leathernecks NOT all the informative letters about the United States Marines have come from fighting men. ..."

2. Assault from the Sea: The Amphibious Landing at Inchon by Curtis A. Utz (1994)
"NKPA machine gunners in the few bunkers still unscathed sprayed the top of this rampart, cutting down some leathernecks and pinning others near the sea wall ..."

3. Echoes from Over There by Louise Corbin (1919)
"No doubt by this time, you know how the leathernecks went through those square heads at Belleau Wood ... I always wondered why they called us leathernecks. ..."

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