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- n. Any of the nineteen points that divide an ordered distribution into twenty parts, each containing one twentieth of the population.
- n. Any one of the twenty groups so divided.
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The wooden toggle closures are still there, and like Hillary's, Mr. Cabourn's version is filled with plush goose down and made of ventile, a tightly woven cotton that was one of the original technical fabrics.
Hoolywood "But if you want to look cool, you'd still wear an orange ventile jacket"—in other words, the Antarctic parka Mr. Cabourn has been making for several years that is modeled on the one Hillary wore on his 1957-58 tractor expedition to the South Pole.
Il ventile bruyamment alors que vous désirez jouir du calme de votre salon?
Not blowing with blaste of blowesse or mouthe: but makinge winde as it ware with a ventile, or trenchour, or suche like thinge.
A whole day devoted to man, in fact: man wearing see-through mac, man with comb glued to his head, man in linen and flannel, nylon and ventile.
The company crafts its products painstakingly and uses high-quality components like organic tweed and ventile-an extremely tightly woven cotton fabric that is inherently water-resistant and uses 30 percent more yarn than conventional fabrics.
Its GBP 400 jackets, for instance, are made from organic tweed and organic ventile—an extremely tightly woven cotton fabric that’s inherently water-resistant and uses 30 percent more yarn than conventional fabrics.