Definition of Russia leather

1. Noun. A smooth leather tanned with willow, birch, or oak, and scented on the flesh side with birch oil.

Generic synonyms: Leather



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Russia Leather

Russel Crouse
Russell
Russell's Periodontal Index
Russell's body
Russell's paradox
Russell's sign
Russell's syndrome
Russell's teapot
Russell's viper venom
Russell's viper venom clotting time
Russell bodies
Russell effect
Russell traction
Russenorsk
Russia
Russia leather
Russian
Russian-Canadian
Russian-speaking
Russian Blue
Russian Empire
Russian Federation
Russian Orthodox
Russian Orthodox Church
Russian Revolution
Russian River
Russian SFSR
Russian Sign Language
Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic
Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic

Literary usage of Russia leather

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1. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (2000)
"... together with sundry Russia-leather bags. A strange place for such folk! No carriage was waiting. The party moved off as if they had not expected any, ..."

2. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (2000)
"We put ashore a well-dressed lady and gentleman, and two well-dressed, lady-like young girls, together with sundry Russia-leather bags. ..."

3. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1903)
"We put ashore a well-dressed lady and gentleman, and two well-dressed lady-like young girls, together with sundry russia leather bags. ..."

4. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"russia leather was originally a speciality of Russia, where it was made from the hides of young cattle, and dressed either a brownish red or black colour ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"russia leather was originally, as the name implies, a speciality of Russia, where it was made from the hides of young cattle, and dressed either a ..."

6. A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and by John Ramsey McCulloch (1852)
"russia leather is suft, has a strongly prominent grain, a great deal of lustre, ... One of the best teste of genuine russia leather is it« throwing out a ..."

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