Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Articles, especially decorative objects, made of leather.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Articles made of leather.

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  • noun The making of articles from leather.
  • noun Articles thus produced.

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  • noun work made of leather

Etymologies

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leather +‎ work

Examples

  • Having spluttered vigorously into double-handfuls of water from the little stream and put the towel back on its bush, he turned his attention to his twelve-dollar boots -- for in the country of boots and saddles the leatherwork is the soul of appearances.

    The Wrong Woman

  • A village-based rehabilitation center with a shop can teach young disabled persons different manual skills such as leatherwork, clothes making, woodworking or welding.

    Chapter 6

  • The dread Phenokrike of the Siberian Shamans caught my eye in its gaudy leatherwork folio.

    Perquampi

  • In the context of traditional Hindu society, Harijan have often been associated with occupations regarded as ritually "impure," such as any involving leatherwork, butchering, or removal of rubbish, animal carcasses, and human waste.

    Jim Luce: Touching the Untouchables in a Rural Indian Village

  • In the context of traditional Hindu society, Harijan have often been associated with occupations regarded as ritually "impure," such as any involving leatherwork, butchering, or removal of rubbish, animal carcasses, and human waste.

    Jim Luce: Touching the Untouchables in a Rural Indian Village

  • His skin was the color of polished amber, and his dark hair was swept back into a long pony-tail wrapped with silver and turquoise Native American leatherwork.

    Surrender the Dark

  • In the context of traditional Hindu society, Harijan have often been associated with occupations regarded as ritually "impure," such as any involving leatherwork, butchering, or removal of rubbish, animal carcasses, and human waste.

    Jim Luce: Touching the Untouchables in a Rural Indian Village

  • His skin was the color of polished amber, and his dark hair was swept back into a long pony-tail wrapped with silver and turquoise Native American leatherwork.

    Surrender the Dark

  • In the context of traditional Hindu society, Harijan have often been associated with occupations regarded as ritually "impure," such as any involving leatherwork, butchering, or removal of rubbish, animal carcasses, and human waste.

    Jim Luce: Touching the Untouchables in a Rural Indian Village

  • One final branch includes toys, leatherwork, stonecutting, wax, pattern-cut paper (papel picado), corn leaves, featherwork, straw painting (popoteria), and pasta de caña (sculpture made from a mixture using the inner core of cornstalks).

    The artesanias of Michoacan - an introduction

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