Leather leaf

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Leather leaf (Bot) a low shrub (Cassandra calyculata), growing in Northern swamps, and having evergreen, coriaceous, scurfy leaves.
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Quotations

  • John Greenleaf Whittier
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    “On leaf of palm, on sedge-wrought roll; on plastic clay and leather scroll, man wrote his thoughts; the ages passed, and lo! the Press was found at last!”

Usage

In literature:

Case is covered with navy blue leather, lined with chamois, and stamped with a small flower and leaf design.
"Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology" by Audrey Davis
In a typical leather leaf bog on the Ontonagon River near the outlet from Thousand Island Lake a large beaver house is located.
"Notes on the Mammals of Gogebic and Ontonagon Counties, Michigan, 1920" by L. R. Dice
The Leather-Leaf (page 51) is a sparse-growing, dwarf, evergreen shrub from North America.
"Our Flowering Shrubs" by Anonymous
Special manipulation is required for gold leaf applied to the decoration of leather.
"The Decoration of Leather" by Georges de R├ęcy
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In news:

Inspired by the design of the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, England, the room features crystal chandeliers, silk draperies, palm leaf columns, wallpaper panels, leather furnishings and individual table lamps.
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