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dimity

[′dim·əd·ē]
(textiles)
Sheer fabric with lengthwise cords or checks formed by bunching two, three, or more warp and filling threads together; usually made of combed cotton.
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1st race: Missouri Spirit (Harry Bentley) 1, Dimity 2, Half Turn 3, Global Icon 4.
Ridden with more restraint next time, she went down by a neck to subsequent Group 3 winner Bye Bye Birdie, with Dimity a half-length away third, in a soft-ground maiden in Cork.
25 January 1801) Your Letter came just in time to save my going to Remnants, & fit me for Christian's, where I bought Fanny's dimity.
Three decades of struggle, if it translated a state of stagnation and the retreat of efforts for a settlement, it translates into depriving an entire generation of Sahrawis residing in Tindouf of the rights to live with dimity.
There the comparison was between the poet's former wife who could weave fifty feet of plainsilk in a day and his new wife who could weave only one roll of dimity.
After 10 days and 87 bids, it was finally sold to Dimity Telfer, 21.
79) Barbara Welter, "The Cult of True Womanhood: 1800-1860," in Dimity Convictions (Athens: Ohio University Press, 1976), 23.
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Regulating Online Investment," is funded by a three-year Australian Research Council Discovery Grant, with the Chief Investigators being Professor Dimity Kingsford Smith, now in the Faculty of Law at the University of NSW, Dr.
Great Expectations discusses Aunt Dimity Beats the Devil, SLCL Rock Road Branch, 10267 St.
Boydston, 148-50; Glenna Matthews, Just a Housewife: The Rise and Fall of Domesticity in America (New York, 1987), 31; Barbara Welter, Dimity Convictions: The American Woman in the Nineteenth Century (Athens, OH, 1976), 33; Marilyn Ferris Motz and Pat Browne, Making the American Home: Middle-Class Women and Domestic Material Culture: 1840-1940 (Bowling Green, OH, 1988), 34.