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white leather

leather treated with chemicals, as alum or salt; tawed leather.
Also, whitleather.
Origin of white leather
late Middle English
1400-50; late Middle English; cf. whitleather Unabridged
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Examples from the web for white leather
  • Soothing neutral tones are the order of the day, with white leather chairs popping off grey and brown backgrounds.
  • Silently, he peeled off his worn sneakers, trading them for his white leather boots.
  • The bicycles were sold in royal blue with a white leather seat and white gel grips on the handlebars.
  • The top shall be covered with decorative, high pressure white leather laminated plastic.
  • The white leather furniture and greenery add an airy simplicity that makes the room ideal for entertaining.
  • These are widely used for the production of white leather and have especially good tannin penetrating qualities.
British Dictionary definitions for white leather

white leather

leather that has been treated with a chemical, such as alum or salt, to make it white Also called whitleather (ˈwɪtlɛðə)
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