Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The true skin, or corium, as distinguished from the epidermis.

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Examples

  • A slight grin wrinkled the cracks in Jerry's leather-skin face.

    The Patrol of the Sun Dance Trail

  • Layer will perform Irish composer Shaun Davey's "Brendan Voyage," inspired by historian Tim Severin's 1976 effort to retrace, in a currach, or leather-skin boat, the voyage of St. Brendan, Abbot of Clonfert, from County Kerry across the Atlantic to Newfoundland in 530.

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