Definitions starting with S

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n. 1. [OED, the stems of certain cereals used for weaving; cf. Réunion Cr. Fr. pay (lit. straw) idem (Chaudenson 1974:182)] prepared strips from the leaves of certain palms, used for weaving: 1936 Pon' top: straw of the thatch palm (Dupuch 129). (Gen.)

2. [OED, W3 idem; obs?] a straw hat. (Black)

Tags: noun, straw work

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Last update: 2011-10-31 18:32
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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