Definitions

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  • n. An arrangement of thongs in clothing.

Etymologies

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thong +‎ -ing

Examples

  • Is there no enemy who would be the better for a little thonging?

    Roundabout Papers

  • 'You will come again?' the barber asked as Sabin latched his belt and laced his sword to it by the scabbard thonging.

    The Falcons of Montabard

  • The leather thonging that seamed the instep at the outer side was almost worn through.

    The Rose Rent

  • She placed the sandals on my feet, thonging them tightly.

    Rogue Of Gor

  • "You've lost your roses sadly in London, Miss Coventry," said he, poking his odious face almost under my bonnet, and double-thonging the off-wheeler most unmercifully.

    Kate Coventry An Autobiography

  • Sir Guy was very much put out, and vented his annoyance on his off-wheeler, "double-thonging" that unfortunate animal most unmercifully the whole way to the station.

    Kate Coventry An Autobiography

  • Loops of piping, flared bells, carved stones tied in senseless patterns of thonging gave the rest of the collection a bizarre appearance.

    Planet of the Damned

  • It consists of two discs of leather with holes punched around the edges through which I had threaded leather thonging, to make a sort of sheath for her powder compact.

    Culture | guardian.co.uk

  • I am really keen to make my crafts as environmentally friendly as possible, and I use reclaimed beads and buttons in my jewellery designs, but I haven’t yet been able to find any recycled or eco-friendly jewellery making materials findings, tiger tail, cotton thonging etc.

    Make Like a Tree: Part 1

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