What does Cordovan mean?

Definitions for Cordovan
ˈkɔr də vənCor·dovan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cordovan(noun)

    a fine leather originally made in Cordoba, Spain

Wiktionary

  1. cordovan(Noun)

    a leather from Córdoba originally of tanned goatskin later of horsehide.

  2. cordovan(Adjective)

    oxblood (the color)

  3. Origin: from Córdova or Córdoba a Spanish town.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cordovan(noun)

    same as Cordwain. In England the name is applied to leather made from horsehide

  2. Origin: [Sp. cordoban, fr. Cordova, or Cordoba, in Spain. Cf. Cordwain.]

Freebase

  1. Cordovan

    Cordovan is a rich shade of burgundy and a dark shade of rose. Cordovan takes its name from the city of Cordoba, Spain, where the production of shell cordovan leather was first practiced by the Visigoths in the seventh century. The term cordovan has come to describe the color of clothing, leather in particular. The first recorded use of cordovan as a color name in English was in 1925.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cordovan

    kor′do-van, Cordwain, kord′wān, n. goatskin leather, originally from Cordova in Spain.—ns. Cord′wainer, a worker in cordovan or cordwain: a shoemaker; Cord′wainery.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cordovan

    Leather made from seal-skin; the term is derived from the superior leather prepared at Cordova in Spain.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cordovan in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cordovan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Cordovan in a Sentence

  1. Peggy Noonan, speechwriter for the Reagan administration:

    I first saw President Reagan as a foot, highly polished brown cordovan wagging merrily on a hassock. I spied it through the door. It was a beautiful foot, sleek. Such casual elegance and clean lines! But not a big foot, not formidable, maybe a little ...frail. I imagined cradling it in my arms, protecting it from unsmooth roads.

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