Definition of Leathered

1. Adjective. Resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable.

Exact synonyms: Coriaceous, Leatherlike, Leathery
Similar to: Tough
Derivative terms: Leather



Definition of Leathered

1. Verb. (past of leather) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leathered

1. leather [v] - See also: leather

Lexicographical Neighbors of Leathered

leather strip
leather working
leatherback
leatherback turtle
leatherbacks
leatherbound
leathercloth
leathercloths
leathercraft
leathercrafter
leathercrafters
leathercrafting
leathercrafts
leatherdykes
leathered (current term)
leatherette
leatherettes
leatherfish
leathergoods
leatherhead
leatherheads
leatherier
leatheriest
leatheriness
leathering
leatherings
leatherjack
leatherjacket
leatherjackets

Literary usage of Leathered

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Sketch of the Botany of South-Carolina and Georgia by Stephen Elliott (1821)
"Stigmas leathered. Setd oblong, compressed. Grows in ground occasionally inundated by salt water. Flowers March—August. ..."

2. Standard Organ Building by William Horatio Clarke (1913)
"leathered UPPER LIPS. It has been known for many years that when the upper lip of a wood pipe is made thick with the edge smoothly rounded, as well as cut ..."

3. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for by Thomas Ewbank (1851)
"The lower pulley was dispensed with ; were leathered. It was worked by two galley slaves, who were relieved every hour. No. 66. Old French Chain Pump. ..."

4. Text-book of Seamanship: The Equipping and Handling of Vessels Under Sail Or by Stephen Bleecker Luce, United States Naval Academy (1898)
"Double service one foot down on the shroud and backstay from centre of eye. double service on the shroud, leathered in the nip of the jack. ..."

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