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Leather vs. Sporran

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Leather

Leather is a strong, flexible and durable material obtained from the tanning, or chemical treatment, of animal skins and hides to prevent decay. The most common leathers come from cattle, sheep, goats, equine animals, buffalo, pigs and hogs, and aquatic animals such as seals and alligators.Leather can be used to make a variety of items, including clothing, footwear, handbags, furniture, tools and sports equipment, and lasts for decades.
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Sporran

The sporran (; Scottish Gaelic and Irish for "purse"), a traditional part of male Scottish Highland dress, is a pouch that performs the same function as pockets on the pocketless kilt. Made of leather or fur, the ornamentation of the sporran is chosen to complement the formality of dress worn with it.
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Leather

A material made from the skin of an animal by tanning or a similar process
A leather jacket
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Sporran

A leather or fur pouch worn at the front of the kilt in the traditional dress of men of the Scottish Highlands.
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Leather

A piece of leather as a polishing cloth.
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Sporran

A small pouch, usually made of either fur or plain or fur-trimmed leather, which is worn, suspended from a belt or chain, on the front of a kilt and used to hold various items normally carried in trouser pockets.
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Leather

Short for stirrup leather
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Sporran

A large purse or pouch made of skin with the hair or fur on, worn in front of the kilt by Highlanders when in full dress.
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Leather

Beat or thrash (someone)
He caught me and leathered me black and blue
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Sporran

A fur or leather pouch worn at the front of the kilt by Scottish Highlanders
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Leather

The dressed or tanned hide of an animal.
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Leather

Any of various articles or parts made of dressed or tanned hide, such as a boot or strap.
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Leather

The flap of a dog's ear.
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Leather

To cover wholly or in part with the dressed or tanned hide of an animal.
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Leather

(Informal) To beat with a strap made of hide.
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Leather

Made of, relating to, or resembling dressed or tanned animal hide.
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Leather

(Slang) Of or relating to the wearing of leather, or patronized by people who wear leather, especially as a sexual fetish
A leather bar.
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Leather

A tough material produced from the skin of animals, by tanning or similar process, used e.g. for clothing.
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Leather

A piece of the above used for polishing.
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Leather

(colloquial) A cricket ball or football.
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Leather

(plural: leathers) clothing made from the skin of animals, often worn by motorcycle riders.
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Leather

(baseball) A good defensive play
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Leather

(boxing) A punch.
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Leather

The skin.
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Leather

Made of leather.
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Leather

Referring to one who wears leather clothing (motorcycle jacket, chaps over 501 jeans, boots), especially as a sign of sadomasochistic homosexuality.
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Leather

(transitive) To cover with leather.
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Leather

(transitive) To strike forcefully.
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Leather

(transitive) To spank or beat with a leather belt or strap.
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Leather

The skin of an animal, or some part of such skin, with the hair removed, and tanned, tawed, or otherwise dressed for use; also, dressed hides, collectively.
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Leather

The skin.
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Leather

To beat, as with a thong of leather.
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Leather

Of, pertaining to or made of leather; consisting of leather; as, a black leather jacket.
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Leather

An animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
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