Leather vs. Lorica

Leather vs. Lorica — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Leather and Lorica

Leathernoun

The dressed or tanned hide of an animal.

Loricanoun

(Zoology) A protective external shell or case, as of a rotifer or any of certain other microscopic organisms.

Leathernoun

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

Loricanoun

A cuirass or corselet worn by Roman soldiers.

Leathernoun

The flap of a dog's ear.

Loricanoun

(historical) A cuirass, originally of leather, afterward of plates of metal or horn sewed on linen or the like.

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Leatherverb

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

Loricanoun

Lute for protecting vessels from the fire.

Leatherverb

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

Loricanoun

(zoology) The protective case or shell of a Loricifera, infusorian or rotifer

Leatheradjective

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

Loricanoun

a hard protective sheath as secreted by certain protoctists e.g.

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Leatheradjective

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

a leather bar.

Leathernoun

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

Leathernoun

A piece of the above used for polishing.

Leathernoun

(colloquial) A cricket ball or football.

Leathernoun

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

Leathernoun

(baseball) A good defensive play

Jones showed good leather to snare that liner.

Leathernoun

The skin.

Leatheradjective

Made of leather.

Leatheradjective

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

Leatherverb

To cover with leather.

Leatherverb

To strike forcefully.

He leathered the ball all the way down the street.

Leatherverb

To beat with a leather belt or strap.

Leathernoun

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