leath

 ceasing, intermission ; as no leath of pain, no intermission from pain. N.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • leath|er|y — «LEHTH uhr ee», adjective. like leather; tough: »A huge grin spread across the old man s leathery face (Time). –leath´er|i|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

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  • leath´er|i|ness — leath|er|y «LEHTH uhr ee», adjective. like leather; tough: »A huge grin spread across the old man s leathery face (Time). –leath´er|i|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • leath|er-lunged — «LEHTH uhr LUHNGD», adjective. Informal. having powerful lungs; speaking or able to speak very loudly or at great length …   Useful english dictionary

  • leath|er|back — «LEHTH uhr BAK», noun. a large sea turtle of tropical waters, having a flexible, leathery shell studded with small bony plates. It is the largest living turtle, often weighing over 1,000 pounds …   Useful english dictionary

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