yufts

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yufts (plural only)

  1. (archaic) Russia leather
    • 1819, Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn, A Memoir on the Commerce and Navigation of the Black Sea
      The excellent yufts, which are peculiar to Russia, are well known in Europe, and are in great demand. They have also the art of preparing several other sorts of leather, of extraordinary quality, such as red, yellow and black saffians []