cordwain

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Etymology[edit]

From cordovan, from Córdova (a Spanish town), borrowing from Spanish Córdoba.

Noun[edit]

cordwain (countable and uncountable, plural cordwains)

  1. A kind of leather from Córdoba, originally of tanned goatskin, later of horsehide.

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