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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of lungi.

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  • n. a long piece of brightly colored cloth (cotton or silk) used as clothing (a skirt or loincloth or sash etc.) in India and Pakistan and Burma


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  • a pin's head, so he rolled up his _lungyi_ and searched for a site on his thigh; then the needle was produced, its contents were pumped in, and the man made room for the next victim.

    The Road to Mandalay A Tale of Burma


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