leathery


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resembling or made to resemble leather

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It's always a shock then, upon seeing Howard 'Mr Nice' Marks in the flesh because he looks as tanned and leathery as a Rolling Stone (more like a cross between Keith Richards and a vintage suitcase) and sounds more like an affable Valleys uncle musing over a pint than a tabloid-baiting drugs despot.
New York, Mar 21 (ANI): Courtney Love has claimed that it was an impostor who posed as her on Twitter and called Chelsea Handler 'a leathery idiot'.
Also known as elephant's ears, so-called because of the shape of the bold, leathery leaves, they produce an added bonus of lilac, pink, red and white spires of flowers in spring.
Could this be due to a leathery crust on the soil's surface?
One uses leathery maroon tongues, writhing, laced up both sides with
There may also be long-term health effects including premature aging of the skin which will then look coarse, leathery and wrinkled; skin cancer - the more exposures, the greater the risks; increased risk of cataracts (clouding of the lens of the eye) later in life, (if suitable goggles are not worn).
To see creamy white blossoms (which are 5cm to 7cm across) set off against the glossy deep green of its 12cm long leathery, lanceshaped leaves is one of the joys of spring.
OFTEN known as elephant's ears because of the shape of its thick, leathery leaves, the bergenia is a terrific ground cover plant for the front of a border, or under shrubs and trees.
The smooth and fruity Cognac marks a departure from the spicy, leathery taste prone usually associated with the category.
Its pinkish-white, urn-shaped flowers and leathery green foliage will keep you perpetually entranced.
Though initially more costly than steel, copper is virtually maintenance free, and with no pollutants in the pure Arctic air to precipitate the familiar green oxidisation, it quickly develops a rich, leathery patina.
After years of tanning, the skin gets wrinkled, leathery, and, worst of all, prone to skin cancer.
Demi's complexion is coarse and leathery, Teri's forehead has bulging veins and Heather has lines and wrinkles everywhere.
I snapped out of my cheeseburger daydream and realized Tommy was in a bad pain, then I felt a sudden chill and heard that ominous distant flapping of leathery wings and a hideous cackle.
I remember wondering why someone, somewhere had decided to mutilate a tomato to leave just a leathery cup.