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  • n. Plural form of fastening.


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  • And further, between rings and fastenings, is a slack of fifty feet of light line.

    Chapter 44

  • Now he shook its "fastenings" until no one could doubt they were secure.

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  • She has written 'in a manner that is' wise as a serpent yet gentle as a dove '. re maternity wear of past times, any encyclopedia of costume and fashion should have a good section on historical maternity wear. dresses that could be easily let out with ties or adjustible fastenings were popular.

    The Beautiful, Soft, Flowing, Modest, Clothing Depicted in the Art of Alfred Emile Leopold Stevens (1823-1906)

  • White, cream and sand dominated, and there were still pieces of almost monastic simplicity? lots of boat necklines and tunic shapes, and a long-sleeve navy jumpsuit with no visible seams or fastenings, for instance? but wide pyjama silk trousers were emblazoned with tuxedo stripes in emerald and cobalt, while a burgundy leather T-shirt was worn with electric blue trousers (left).

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  • Here's the bad: if the band's previous fashion influence desert boots and deep V-necks is anything to go by, then this winter is all about double-breasted trench coats, turtle necks in Toilet Duck blue and leather flight jackets with buckle fastenings.

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  • The seamstresses have replaced Velcro with period-specific fastenings.

    Susanne Mentzer: Opera Up Close and Personal... or Not

  • Miss West, secure in the doorway, began gurgling again, while beyond, across the cabin carpet, the steward shot past, embracing a small writing-desk that had evidently carried away from its fastenings when he seized hold of it for support.


  • She cast off the lower flap-fastenings and entered.


  • And as the flames sprang up, and Elgiva sang her death-song, and the thralls and slaves screeched their unwillingness to die, I tore away my fastenings, leaped, and gained the fens, the gold collar of my slavehood still on my neck, footing it with the hounds loosed to tear me down.

    Chapter 17

  • Also he bent on hoisting-gear and connected permanent fastenings with the sliding rings.



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