from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of leather.
- n. A beating.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Nautical, tanned or prepared leather fitted on spars, rigging, etc., to prevent chafing.
- n. A thrashing; a whipping.
- n. The yellow perch.
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It is ridiculous that Carragher gets approval for leathering a clearance into the stands.
The person who is extreme, without a shadow of a doubt is the one who writes these flaming, one sided articles, and she has a clear habit of deciding that certain people and organizations are "anti Israel" and thus deserving of a leathering.
Something cozy and indoors, like most in her position, afraid of leathering their skin under the open sky.
He spotted me behind the wheel and told my father and I got a leathering, but in general I got away with my nocturnal forays, as I wasn't bringing trouble to the door.
Oh! the leathering Irishman, the barbarous, savage Irishman!
The old bastard's caulked out again, thinks I, and hollered, without result, so I rolled, up, seized my crop, and strode forth to give him an enjoyable leathering.
'I'll give you a leathering, you young cockerel!' cried Lou, and began to unfasten the leather belt from round his waist.
 Much of Roosevelt's finest work is now being improved by various builders by leathering the lips.
Builders who have not mastered the art of so curving their reed tongues that buzz and rattle are impossible have endeavored to obtain smoothness of tone by leathering the face of the eschallot.
Hope-Jones showed that by increasing the weight of metal, bellying all flue pipes in the centre, leathering their lips, clothing their flues, and reversing their languids, he could obtain from heavy pressures practically unlimited power and at the same time actually add to the sweetness of tone produced by the old, lightly blown pipes.