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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of leather.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable


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  • With interstatial lung disease, Janine said, the lungs become "leathered" and less able to absorb oxygen.

    McCook Daily Gazette Headlines

  • The Father Blake, of whom Andy spoke, was more familiarly known by the name of Father Phil, by which title Andy himself would have named him, had he been telling how Father Phil cleared a fair, or equally "leathered" both the belligerent parties in a faction-fight, or turned out the contents (or malcontents) of a public-house at an improper hour; but when he spoke of his Reverence respecting ghostly matters, the importance of the subject begot higher consideration for the man, and the familiar

    Handy Andy, Volume 2 — a Tale of Irish Life

  • The people had faces I understand — Anglo women protecting their faces with hats, black women with floppier hats, Hispanic children dancing in the grocery store aisles, Indian men with down turned lips, sun-leathered faces everywhere.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » The Power of Setting

  • As she leaned forward and measured his face, she realized that he wasn't as old as she had originally thought, despite skin leathered from a life open to the elements.


  • She married the farmer and couldn't look at his leathered face, his rotting teeth, his coal-colored eyes.


  • Their skin was brown and leathered with age, and two pointed ears poked through the messy brown hair on each of their heads.

    Master of Mirrors

  • Davis, a writer, had been living in the Arizona desert for several years and had grown to hate leathered skin, Armani slip dresses and turquoise.

    The Love Tap

  • It helps prevent that leathered look that epitomizes the "outdoor lifestyle," lived without protection, Nern says.

    Exfoliating, moisturizing can save your skin

  • The men were lanky and fit, with faces leathered through outdoor toil.

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • Marauders, cannibals, leathered barbarians, tropish folk come to life.

    Until We Died


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