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Leatherwood  n.  (Bot.) A small branching shrub (Dirca palustris), with a white, soft wood, and a tough, leathery bark, common in damp woods in the Northern United States; called also moosewood, and wicopy.

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"Leatherwood" Quotes from Famous Books

... right when the work ain't forgot," said Sam, with a patronizing air. "I wonder why I didn't think o' that there Leatherwood meself. I've often heard that that's what was used fur tying bags in the old days when cord was scarce, an' the Injuns used it for tying their prisoners, too. Ain't ...
— Two Little Savages • Ernest Thompson Seton

Words linked to "Leatherwood" :   white titi, genus Dirca, bush, ropebark, Dirca palustris, Cyrilla racemiflora, moosewood, wicopy, moose-wood, Dirca

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