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leather

Sexology
A fetish in which sexual stimulation and sexuoeroticism is achieved through the wearing or touching of leather or leather garments.

Vox populi
Tanned animal skin—especially from grazing animals, such as cows—that is worn as a garment, used to cover furniture, for heavy-duty straps, etc.

leather

1. the ear flap; pinna.
2. a product made by tanning the dermal layer of ox hide, sheep pelt, pig skin, horse hide and other more exotic skins, including emu, ostrich, alligator and the like.

leather chewing
common form of pica in horses kept indoors.
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New York, Mar 21 (ANI): Courtney Love has claimed that it was an impostor who posed as her on Twitter and called Chelsea Handler 'a leathery idiot'.
One uses leathery maroon tongues, writhing, laced up both sides with
Outrageously bold top notes scintillate the senses, while a feminine floral heart contrasts sharply against a leathery, sexy base.
There may also be long-term health effects including premature aging of the skin which will then look coarse, leathery and wrinkled; skin cancer - the more exposures, the greater the risks; increased risk of cataracts (clouding of the lens of the eye) later in life, (if suitable goggles are not worn).
To see creamy white blossoms (which are 5cm to 7cm across) set off against the glossy deep green of its 12cm long leathery, lanceshaped leaves is one of the joys of spring.
OFTEN known as elephant's ears because of the shape of its thick, leathery leaves, the bergenia is a terrific ground cover plant for the front of a border, or under shrubs and trees.
The smooth and fruity Cognac marks a departure from the spicy, leathery taste prone usually associated with the category.
As leathery pomegranate packed with seeds circulating through all of us, you were sweet sap, you were apple; even in old age never drained: fine high jet of conversation endlessly rising and falling, no I am not exaggerating here: you were articulation's juiciest snow pea pod of a man loaded with salts crystallizing into sugars, into hard fragrant cider: even sagging from the heart-stem painfully, at the apparent end you were still full of it, spirits that never sting but speak true, brisk buckups for darkening friends, fruit flies and honey bees multiplying around you then as they do now, under leafless trees stricken, jostling each other for one more sip of you.
Its pinkish-white, urn-shaped flowers and leathery green foliage will keep you perpetually entranced.
Though initially more costly than steel, copper is virtually maintenance free, and with no pollutants in the pure Arctic air to precipitate the familiar green oxidisation, it quickly develops a rich, leathery patina.
After years of tanning, the skin gets wrinkled, leathery, and, worst of all, prone to skin cancer.
Demi's complexion is coarse and leathery, Teri's forehead has bulging veins and Heather has lines and wrinkles everywhere.