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whit leather

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n whit leather a leather that has been treated with alum and/or salt
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Usage

In literature:

I was as tough as whit-leather, and as strong as a horse, as we say in Norfolk.
"Jethou" by E. R. Suffling
Providens helpt rite along, but it tuk 50-year-old Injianny hickory & whit-leather 2 pull through sum ov the tite plasis.
"Si Klegg, Book 3 (of 6) Si And Shorty Meet Mr. Rosenbaum, The Spy, Who Relates His Adventures" by John McElroy
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