waxed leather


waxed leather
waxed leather noun
Leather finished with a high wax polish on the flesh side
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Main Entry:wax

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  • Waxed — Wax Wax, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Waxed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waxing}.] To smear or rub with wax; to treat with wax; as, to wax a thread or a table. [1913 Webster] {Waxed cloth}, cloth covered with a coating of wax, used as a cover, of tables and for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Waxed cloth — Wax Wax, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Waxed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waxing}.] To smear or rub with wax; to treat with wax; as, to wax a thread or a table. [1913 Webster] {Waxed cloth}, cloth covered with a coating of wax, used as a cover, of tables and for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Waxed end — Wax Wax, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Waxed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waxing}.] To smear or rub with wax; to treat with wax; as, to wax a thread or a table. [1913 Webster] {Waxed cloth}, cloth covered with a coating of wax, used as a cover, of tables and for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Waxed jacket — A Waxed jacket is a type of hip length raincoat iconic of British country life. It is commonly worn for outdoor rural pursuits such as hunting, shooting and fishing. It is a cotton jacket made water resistant by waxing, typically with a tartan… …   Wikipedia

  • waxed end — noun or wax end : a thread formed of a number of filaments rubbed with shoemaker s wax, usually pointed with a bristle, and used in sewing leather in which holes have been made (as in shoemaking) * * * wax end or (better) waxed end noun A strong… …   Useful english dictionary

  • waxed end — noun A thread pointed with a bristle and covered with shoemakers wax, used in sewing leather, as for boots, shoes, and the like …   Wiktionary

  • jack — jack1 /jak/, n. 1. any of various portable devices for raising or lifting heavy objects short heights, using various mechanical, pneumatic, or hydraulic methods. 2. Also called knave. Cards. a playing card bearing the picture of a soldier or… …   Universalium

  • jack — I. /dʒæk / (say jak) noun 1. a man or fellow. 2. (also upper case) a sailor. 3. any of various mechanical contrivances or devices, as a contrivance for raising heavy weights short distances, most commonly comprising a rack and pinion wheel or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • black jack — Jack Jack, n. [Named from its resemblance to a jack boot.] A pitcher or can of waxed leather; called also {black jack}. [Obs.] Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jack — Jack, n. [Named from its resemblance to a jack boot.] A pitcher or can of waxed leather; called also {black jack}. [Obs.] Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English