Leathern definition

lĕthərn
Made of, covered with, or resembling leather.
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Made or consisting of leather.
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Like leather.
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(dated) Made of leather.

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Origin of leathern

  • Middle English lethern from Old English

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English letheren, from Old English leþeren, leþern, leþren, liþeren, liþren, lidrin (“made of leather, leathern"), equivalent to leather +"Ž -en. Cognate with Scots letherin, lethrin, West Frisian learen, Dutch lederen, leren (“leathern"), German ledern (“leathern").

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