Leatherhead

Definitions

  • Leatherhead
    Leatherhead
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Leatherhead (Zoöl) The friar bird.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Ye Olde Running Horse Inn, Leatherhead Ye Olde Running Horse Inn, Leatherhead

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n leatherhead A blockhead.
    • n leatherhead A meliphagine bird, Philemon or Tropidorhynchus corniculatus of Australia: so called from the bare, skinny head: also called monk and friar from the same circumstance, and four-o'clock from its cry; also pimlico.
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Usage

In literature:

Then I remembered her cousins at Leatherhead.
"The War of the Worlds" by H. G. Wells
At this moment she is living in a pleasant little villa out Leatherhead way.
"The Town Traveller" by George Gissing
Hephzy's romantic spirit objected strongly to "Leatherhead," but I told her nothing could be more appropriate.
"Kent Knowles: Quahaug" by Joseph C. Lincoln
Sand's house, near Leatherhead in Surrey.
"William Lilly's History of His Life and Times" by William Lilly
Within the last few years, the downs about Leatherhead have been similarly diversified.
"Post-Prandial Philosophy" by Grant Allen
He lived, however, at Leatherhead, Slinfold being a sinecure.
"Highways & Byways in Sussex" by E.V. Lucas
I do wonder, though, as Leatherhead don't give him one between the eyes.
"First in the Field" by George Manville Fenn
Great Bookham is open, but Fetcham is locked; Leatherhead is more hospitable.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
The Leatherhead is a Honey-eater, and is better known as the Friar-Bird.
"An Australian Bird Book" by John Albert Leach
The number of wounded in the battles of Guildford and Leatherhead was enormous.
"The Great War in England in 1897" by William Le Queux
He preaches his last sermon at Leatherhead, Wednesday, February 3, 1791, from Isa.
"The Young People's Wesley" by W. McDonald
Mr. Littlewit and Doctor Leatherhead?
"A Will and No Will or A Bone for the Lawyers. (1746) The New Play Criticiz'd, or the Plague of Envy (1747)" by Charles Macklin
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In news:

This month, in the wake of Leatherheads, The Love Guru, and The Longshots, I've decided to leave behind the Cheap Seats for sports-movie screenplay glory.
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