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leather-like Line breaks: leather-like

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Definition of leather-like in English:


Having a tough, hard texture like leather: leather-like skin tough leather-like belts
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  • The tough thick hide was cut up and parboiled, the coarse hair was then scraped off with a knife, and the leather-like substance replaced in the pot and stewed until it became like the inside of a carpenter's glue-pot, both to the taste and to the smell.
  • The striking photographs are rich with details: the leather-like textures of skin, drips of sweat, patterns of scarification, piercing, mud and body paint, and elaborate decorative body art.
  • In short, the skin can take on a coarse and leather-like appearance.

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