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Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English leþeren, liþren; equivalent to lether +‎ -en.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛːðər(ə)n/, /ˈlɛðər(ə)n/, /ˈlɛðrən/

AdjectiveEdit

letheren

  1. Made of the hide of a living creature, often tanned; made of leather.
    • c. 1425, May no man, line 13:
      but ȝyf he haue a tent of xv enche wyt letheryn knappes
      But if he has a dick with fifteen-inch white leather balls

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