from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fabric covered with a water-proof composition, and usually having a polished surface.


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  • Then he gave orders to sweep a bench behind the door and, spreading on it a sitting-rug and a leather-cloth, seated Nur al-Din thereon and loosed his shackles and entreated him kindly.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • At a sign from Mellor, one of the masks, who was no other than Crick, left the circle, and brought from the corner of the shed a long parcel, wrapped in American leather-cloth -- a facsimile, in fact, of the parcel which Paul had received from Wyndham a little earlier.

    The Hero of Garside School

  • Paul put his hand into the hollow of the tree, and drew out the missing flag, wrapped in a covering of American leather-cloth, just as it had been when Mellor and Crick had taken it to St. Bede's.

    The Hero of Garside School


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