Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A strap by which a spur is secured to the foot.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I have instructed an under spur-leather to write so, that it is taken for mine.

    The Journal to Stella

  • I have got an under spur-leather to write an Examiner again, [9] and the Secretary and I will now and then send hints; but we would have it a little upon the Grub Street, to be a match for their writers.

    The Journal to Stella

  • "You say truly, sir," replied Wildrake, suppressing, with difficulty, some of his usual wild expletives; "formerly gentlemen were found in gentlemen's places, but now the world is so changed that you shall find the broidered belt has changed place with the under spur-leather."

    Woodstock; or, the Cavalier

  • “You say truly, sir,” replied Wildrake, suppressing, with difficulty, some of his usual wild expletives; “formerly gentlemen were found in gentlemen’s places, but now the world is so changed that you shall find the broidered belt has changed place with the under spur-leather.”

    Woodstock

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