Suede d is a type of leather with a napped finish, commonly used for jackets, shoes, shirts, purses, furniture and other items. The term comes from the French `gants de Suède`, which literally means `Swedish gloves`. Suede leather is made from the underside of the skin, primarily lamb, although goat, calf and deer are commonly used. Splits fr...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suede
• (n.) Swedish glove leather, -- usually made from lambskins tanned with willow bark. Also used adjectively; as, suede gloves.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/suede/
(from the article `shoe`) ...men`s shoes. Cordovan (a small muscle layer obtained from horsehide) is a heavy leather used in men`s shoes. Patent leather, usually made from ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/s/180
suede leather noun
leather with a napped surfaceFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
Leather which has been brushed on one side.
Example: Esther bought a suede bag and belt to go with her new trousers.
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[ French, Sweden.] Swedish glove leather, -- usually made from lambskins tanned with willow bark. Also used adjectively; as, suède
gloves. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/232
A leather produced by buffing or sanding a split to produce a velvety finish or nap. The nap is not as fine as nubuck because the fibre structure is looser without the grain layer.
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Animal skin with any hair removed, and the skin surface treated to create a nap. While not really a fabric, it can in all other respects still be treated as such. Found on http://www.chezirene.com/articles/precostuming/pc110-glossary.html
Leather that has been given a velvety nap.Found on http://www.nyfashioncenterfabrics.com/fabric-glossary.html
Leather that has been sanded down to give a rougher fluffy look.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21391
Leather which has been sanded to create a soft roughened texture on it's surface. Found on https://www.bellsshoes.co.uk/shoe-glossary-i168
Leather with a napped surface. Found on http://www.fabric.com/SitePages/Glossary.aspx
Leather with a napped surface.Found on http://www.duralee.com/Fabric-Glossary.htm
Leather with a napped surface.Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary042.htm
light beigeFound on http://phrontistery.info/s.html
Suede is the reverse side of the leather hide, it has a napped surface.Found on http://www.plushaddict.co.uk/fabric-glossary
The finish produced by running the surface of leather on an emery wheel, with the result of ruffling up the fibres and giving it a 'nappy' appearance. The grain of leather may be suede finished (called nubuck) but the process is more appropriate to flesh or split surfaces. The name was applied (originally in France) to a glove leather of Swedish or...Found on http://redwood.uk.com/glossary
- leather with a napped surfaceFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=suede
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