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b:ball-leathers [2018/03/30 02:05] (current)
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 +<< [[contents:​index| Dictionary Index]] << [[contents:​b|Definitions under B]]
 +====== 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.