- n. 皮革；皮革制品
- vt. 用皮革包盖；抽打
- adj. 皮的；皮革制的
- n. (Leather)人名；(英)莱瑟
CET4 TEM4 考 研 CET6
- leather: [OE] The Indo-European ancestor of leather was *letrom. It has descendants in two branches of the Indo-European language family: in Celtic, Welsh lledr, Irish leathar, and Breton ler; and in Germanic, German leder, Dutch leer, Swedish läder, Danish læder, and English leather.
- leather (n.)
- Old English leðer (in compounds only) "hide, skin, leather," from Proto-Germanic *lethran (cognates: Old Norse leðr, Old Frisian lether, Old Saxon lethar, Middle Dutch, Dutch leder, Old High German ledar, German leder), from PIE *letro- "leather" (cognates: Old Irish lethar, Welsh lledr, Breton lezr). As an adjective from early 14c.; it acquired a secondary sense of "sado-masochistic" 1980s, having achieved that status in homosexual jargon in the 1970s.
- 1. Leather jeans that are too big will make you look larger.
- 2. He drummed his fingers on the leather top of his desk.
- 3. When selecting boots, fine, quality leather will be a wise investment.
- 4. He pulled the zip of his leather jacket down slightly.
- 5. His captors had put a gag of thick leather in his mouth.
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