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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as fashion-timber.


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  • The water was pouring down the cabin companion-way like a sluice; and as I stood, for an instant, on the fashion-piece, I saw Mr. Osgood, with his head and part of his shoulders through one of the cabin windows, struggling to get out.

    Ned Myers or, a Life Before the Mast

  • I then crawled quite aft, as far as the fashion-piece.

    Ned Myers or, a Life Before the Mast


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