Definition of Patent leather

1. Noun. Leather with a hard glossy surface.

Generic synonyms: Leather



Definition of Patent leather

1. Noun. Leather that has been given a high gloss, shiny finish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Patent Leather

patellula
patellulae
paten
patena
patencies
patency
patens
patent application
patent blue V
patent ductus arteriosus
patent hammer
patent hammers
patent infringement
patent law
patent leather (current term)
patent log
patent medicine
patent of invention
patent pool
patent pools
patent right
patent system
patent thicket
patent thickets
patent troll
patent trolls
patentabilities
patentability
patentable

Literary usage of Patent leather

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1. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1910)
"In 1896 he became interested in the manufacture of patent leather. Until this time the best patent leather used in this country was imported from Germany ..."

2. The Mechanics' Magazine (1853)
"... patent leather. IN No. 1548 we gave a detailed account of a patented process for the conversion of the hides and »kins of animals into leather, ..."

3. United States Reports, Supreme Court: Cases Argued and Adjudged in the by United States Supreme Court, William T. Otto (1878)
"Upper leather 25 „ „ „ Calf-skins 30 „ „ „ patent leather 35 „ „ „ The act of 1872 under consideration. As construed by the col lector and by the court ..."

4. Chemistry of Familiar Things by Samuel Schmucker Sadtler (1915)
"patent leather is made by putting a varnish surface on the rough or flesh side of leather. The varnish is made of linseed oil that has been thickened with ..."

5. Chemistry of Familiar Things by Samuel Schmucker Sadtler (1920)
"patent leather is made by putting a varnish surface on the rough or flesh side of leather. The varnish is made of linseed oil that has been thickened with ..."

6. Missionary Review of the World by James Lutzweiler (1901)
"The dark flat-topped caps of the men have a red piping around the crown and patent-leather peaks. Shining white, full- sleeved shirts bag into loose folds ..."

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