patent leather definition

  • noun:
    • Ebony fabric finished to a hard glossy area and utilized specifically for shoes and clothes accessories.
    • Leather that is offered a top gloss, shiny finish.
    • fabric with a hard shiny surface
  • adjective:
    • a varnished or lacquered leather-based, used for boots, as well as in carriage and harness work.

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