Cordovan


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Cordovan

1. a native or inhabitant of Córdoba, Spain
2. of or relating to Córdoba, Spain

cordovan

[′kȯrd·ə·vən]
(materials)
Nonporous leather made from split horsehide and tanned with vegetable materials.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Folding his clothes into a neat stack over the cordovan loafers, he carried them outside.
He told me about his Superglove, which is made of deerskin with cordovan leather overlays on the fingertips.
journal entries," including essays on divers subjects, disconnected ramblings, and numerous pages of lists (lists of Ashbery's friends and acquaintances, lists of kinds of cloth and items of clothing, lists of architectural features and main-street shop names, lists of cities, lists of newspapers, brand names, lists of free-associated words, some having in common their connection to small-town life), and notes of things to do: "Suede, tweed, cotton, silk jersey, whipcord, cavalry twill, melton, moire, nylon, net, chamois, challis, cordovan, maxi, midi, scarf, shoes, zipper, cuff, button.
Renowned holster maker Mitch Rosen offers two pocket holsters for the Guardian: genuine shell cordovan in tan with full spine stingray trim, and a high quality cowhide holster with the rough side out.
Chapters five to eight deal with the operation of Cordovan judicial administration and Cordovan procedural law.
Paradoxically, this approach to the issue of gender--liberal in the eyes of a modern observer--was made possible by the muftis' adoption of a literalist approach to statutory interpretation, as illustrated by a case referred to the Cordovan jurist, Ibn Rushd (d.
For shoes, a black or cordovan lace up is your best bet.
Ties should be 100% silk, and shoes should be basic black, brown or cordovan with a square or cap toe.
Sotheby's said that Arnold Schwarzenegger, the husband of Jacqueline Onassis' niece Maria Shriver, paid $134,500 for a Norman Rockwell portrait of the president and $189,500 for a Cordovan embossed leather desk set, monogrammed with the late president's initials.
Hopenhayn-Rich says her group will attempt to compute actual arsenic exposures among Cordovan bladder cancer victims in a follow-up study to begin next month.
PHOTO : A designer who is also his own manufacturer, Jackson created this classic Heraldic round table in cordovan mahogany.
A closer look around reveals a handful of women among the power ties and cordovan loafers, talking about business deals of their own.