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English noun: leather

1. leather (substance) an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning

Broader (hypernym)animal skin

Narrower (hyponym)alligator, buckskin, buff, calf, calfskin, chammy, chammy leather, chamois, chamois leather, cordovan, cowhide, cowskin, crush, crushed leather, deerskin, doeskin, fleece, glove leather, grain, horsehide, kid, kidskin, mocha, morocco, ooze leather, patent leather, piece of leather, pigskin, roan, Russia leather, shammy, shammy leather, sheepskin, shoe leather, suede, suede leather, whit leather, white leather

English verb: leather

1. leather (contact) whip with a leather strap

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)flog, lash, lather, slash, strap, trounce, welt, whip

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