- n. A traditional Japanese wrapping-cloth, used for clothes, gifts etc.
- From Japanese 風呂敷. (Wiktionary)
“Wrap wants us to use a new way of wrapping called furoshiki, which is a cloth origami, so "when the present is unwrapped there's nothing to be thrown away".”
“During our stay we went to one of the famous traditional "furoshiki" or cloth wrapping stores.”
“Non-sewers can turn to "furoshiki," a Japanese term for a simple square of fabric into which nearly anything can be tied.”
“Then there's furoshiki, which I think more people should know about.”
“He paused and then asked me, “Michael, do you know what a furoshiki is?””
“Then he said, “We have a saying in Japanese, ‘Your furoshiki … is too big.’””
“Wine guy Dr. Vino demonstrates how to carry a pair of wine bottles using furoshiki, a traditional, Japanese decorative cloth.”
“HOWTO: make a furoshiki wine carrier [Dr. Vino's Wine Blog]”
“He says the Japanese use furoshiki to wrap and carry items in lieu of plastic bags.”
“After a few minutes Sakonju recognized a man with his lunch in a neatly tied furoshiki and a laborer's towel wrapped around his neck, a passing acquaintance from previous work that had taken him through this particular stratum of Japan's collapsing economy.”
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Square or rectangular pieces of fabric of various uses.
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