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[mass noun] Strong, coated fabric embossed to resemble leather.
- ‘Vinilex leathercloth, whether expanded or non-expanded, is printed and embossed into pleasing decorative effects, offering a successful replacement for natural leather in a wide range of applications.’
- ‘It was replaced by black leathercloth which was easier to handle and more fashionable.’
- ‘This will assist in the search for leathercloth which must be flexible but not buckle when the pattern area is large such as 18 cm - 23 cm square.’
- ‘Every conceivable picnic requirement was catered for and fitted into its own custom-made compartment of either wood, leather, leathercloth or wicker covered wire.’
- ‘This is to allow the leathercloth to be folded over the edges of the cutout.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.