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- n. Plural form of leatherdyke.
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Although few lesbian SMers known also as leatherwomen or leatherdykes regularly show up at heterosexual and pansexual events, there is a large, politically active, and vibrant lesbian community within the greater Scene.
Lesbian leatherwomen may also refer to themselves as leatherdykes.