Cordovan


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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.
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He's joined by Neil Adair, who has been part of Cordovan Capital for two years.
There must have been twenty hacked and butterflied pig carcasses rotating in the massive metal lung filled with wood smoke, ash and pig grease--the edges of the meat burnished to black, sheets of their exposed flesh gone cordovan. A few select hunks adorned our plates, garnished with sides smacked on in half-spherical blobs.
Shoes and belts should be made of leather or leather-like materials and the best colors for men are black or cordovan.
All "exalted art", meaning by exalted "that which captures the fundamental condition of things, is idealistic", he wrote in his 1912 article concerning the Cordovan painter Julio Romero de Torres, whose paintings, according to all the experts, is best defined as idealistic.
When he finally realizes that there is no gold in the cave, he screams in anger and the bats in the cave startle him into a run "where upon the sole of his right shoe split away from the soft cordovan leather" (252).
I am afraid I will leave stains on the plush-covered La-Z-Boy or scratch the cordovan leather couch.
Abdalla Ahmed Abdalla, has called on the political forces to cooperate with the Commission to make a success the complementary elections for the position of the Wali (governor) and the Legislative Assembly of South Cordovan State
There were many opportunities and locations for "bravura consumerism." (3) Peter Erondelle's French/English language manual, The French Garden (1605), scripts a shopping trip to the Royal Exchange, where the Lady haggles over the price of "the fayrest linnen cloath in London." (4) On a shopping spree in the autumn of 1608, Lady Francis Cecil bought "seven pairs of shoes including three of orange tawny and two of marigold," while her brother William preferred gloves, buying twelve pairs long perfumed, two pairs long cordovan perfumed, and two pairs perfumed fringed with crimson and silver.
When the wife of a servant gave birth, however, everyone would visit her, bringing food and wine." (142) Like Erhard, Fischer, and others, Jedelshauser observes that the Hutterite leaders wear the best clothes and shoes, and their wives wear fancy silk blouses and skirts on Easter made from materials such as cordovan, swans down, and fine silk, while "the community wears really thick coarse woolen cloth, all from the most terrible materials." (143)
Table 4--Test Method Description Test Description Based on ASTM Method Chemical Resistance to a ASTM D 1308 Resistance variety of 1 hr covered spot test, with a 1 hr chemicals: recovery, evaluating softening, --Water and alcohols discoloration and loss of gloss (ethanol & IPA) using a 1-10 rating where 10 = Best --Household cleaners (no effect) (Fantastic, Formula 409 & Windex) --Stains (mustard & cordovan shoe polish) BHMR Determination of the Based on original ASTM Method D degree of black 3714-82 where 5 = Best marking of coatings by the pendulum apparatus utilizing a rubber block FNMR Determination of the Subjective physical test, ref.