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- n. a braided cord
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See sennit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as sennit.
So you see I have been bookseller as well as the other thing; and I received pay for my testaments in sinnet – you know what that is.
The chain sinnet aka chain braid, daisy chain, or monkey braid is a cable shortening and storing method that can be used to make stray cables a little more pleasing to the eye.
A double row of columns led down the centre of the building; they looked like mahogany, but it was only native wood; and the ornamental work at top which served for their capitals, was done in sinnet.
Well, I must send off this yarn, which is as interminable as the 'sinnet' and 'foxes' which I twisted with the mids.
The only wood which they can procure, not possessing sufficient elasticity combined with strength, they ingeniously remedy the defect by securing to the back of the bow, and to the knobs at each end, a quantity of small lines, each composed of a plat or "sinnet" of three sinews.
Check out the full article below for more information and a picture guide to creating chain sinnet.
They found an easy to follow example of someone making a sinnet chain with an extension cord.
You creating a chain sinnet by making a loop at the base of your cord, then pull the remaining cord into each new loop.
“Shove that mat and that sinnet away, you two,” he said.
Mate told me to go on with a paunch mat I was making; while Tammy, he sent to get out his sinnet.
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