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|+||====== Ball Leathers ======|
|+||The exterior coverings of the [[b:balls|balls]], made either of [[p:pelts|pelts]], or tanned sheep's skins — //M//.\\ Ball Leathers, dressed with oil, were introduced within the author's recollection; but, although more durable, and sweeter in use than pelts, they were not adapted to produce [[f:fine-presswork|fine work]], and were therefore soon discontinued.|