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noun
Suede  n.  Swedish glove leather, usually made from lambskins tanned with willow bark. Also used adjectively; as, suede gloves; blue suede shoes.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Suede" Quotes from Famous Books



... face above me to be Caesar! Two hands came down into the circle of my observation; one of these was that belonging to the trousers, thin, long, and white; the other was the grey-gloved hand of the lady, and never had I seen such a hand—the hand of an angel in a suede glove, as the grey skirt was the mantle of a saint made by Doucet. I speak of saints and angels; and to the large world these may sound like cold words.—It is only in Italy where some people are found to adore ...
— The Beautiful Lady • Booth Tarkington

... where over a preglacial store a couple of cornets baffle the night and set a hundred feet in motion, feet from the Gobelin quarter, feet from the Butte-aux-Cailles! More leathery feet, to be sure, than the suede feet of the Ziegfeld Montmartre, but kicking up a different wax dust, the wax dust of ...
— Europe After 8:15 • H. L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan and Willard Huntington Wright

... it stands on the polished stair, A merry, laughing, winsome maid, From the Christmas rose in her golden hair To the high-heeled slippers of spangled suede A glance, half daring and half afraid, Gleams from her roguish eyes downcast; Already the vision begins to fade— 'Tis only a ghost ...
— Christmas - Its Origin, Celebration and Significance as Related in Prose and Verse • Various

... appraisingly, a little cruelly. The effect of her beautiful figure was almost ruined by the cheap and unbecoming clothes in which she was attired. Her hat, with its huge hatpins and ultra-fashionable height, was hideous. She exuded perfumes. Her silk stockings and suede shoes were the only reasonable things about her. The former she was displaying with some recklessness as she leaned back upon ...
— The Box with Broken Seals • E. Phillips Oppenheim

... with a warmth of gratitude. Dick, watching her from the bay window, was surprised by the delicacy of her face, by a look of fragility. She was dressed very simply in a coat and short skirt of white, her shoes and her gloves were of white suede, ...
— Witness For The Defense • A.E.W. Mason



Words linked to "Suede" :   cloth, Ultrasuede, fabric, suede cloth, suede glove, suede leather, textile, material



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