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leather-hard

[leth -er-hahrd] /ˈlɛð ərˈhɑrd/
adjective
1.
(of ceramic clay) moist but not sufficiently so to be plastic.
Origin of leather-hard
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • Set the leather-hard cylinder upon a new bat which is slightly damp and which runs true, on the wheel.

    The Potter's Craft Charles F. Binns
  • When leather-hard the whole may be turned gently over and the tile allowed to fall on to a board placed in readiness.

    The Potter's Craft Charles F. Binns

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