Definitions starting with C

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checkerboard

[see quot.] n. 1. the wool sponge: 1977 The hookers nicknamed them checker­boards because white reef sediment sifted over them like flour, but the the eyes stayed black (Albury 66).

2. a style of plaiting coconut and palmetto STRAW1. (Andros)

Tags: noun, straw work

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Last update: 2012-01-09 19:10
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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