piece of leather

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Noun1.piece of leather - a separate part consisting of leather
heel counter, counter - a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot; "a counter may be used to stiffen the material around the heel and to give support to the foot"
piece - a separate part of a whole; "an important piece of the evidence"
quarter - piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp
saddle - a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe
upper - piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot; "Uppers come in many styles"
vamp - piece of leather forming the front part of the upper of a shoe
leather - an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
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The duelists sat down; a student official stepped forward, examined the wounded head and touched the place with a sponge once or twice; the surgeon came and turned back the hair from the wound-- and revealed a crimson gash two or three inches long, and proceeded to bind an oval piece of leather and a bunch of lint over it; the tally-keeper stepped up and tallied one for the opposition in his book.
About his neck hung a stout, bulging bag, which was buckled by a good piece of leather thong.
An oblong piece of leather forms the sole: holes are cut at the four corners, and through these holes leathern straps are passed, which are bound round the foot and cross-gartered up the calf.
SHARJAH -- Pakistan media has raised questions on Stuart Broads alleged temper with the ball as he peeled off the piece of leather from the ball and then the ball began reverse swing, causing trouble for Pakistani batman in second innings of the match.
The reinforcement comes from an extra piece of leather that circles the opening and to which the belt loops attach up front.
A poor and kind-hearted shoemaker receives some help when his last piece of leather is transformed into the most magnificent pair of shoes overnight.
Each piece of leather that is cut, each line that is stitched.
LaFerrari owners have to visit the factory to have a seat fitting just like F1 pilots Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen as the seat is not much more than a piece of leather draped over a molded carbon tub that's also made by the F1 team.
THERE are few things more irritating than someone interrupting an interesting conversation about football by saying: "It's just 22 grown men, kicking a piece of leather about.
I'm not sentimental about a piece of leather so I tossed it in the trash.
But banks don't let men have duplicate We were just the road and cards, so I just cram them all into my packed wallet, alongside my driving licence, store cards, membership cards and Waitrose receipts: in short, my entire life is held in one bulging piece of leather.
In time it shrivelled up, earning comparisons to a piece of leather.