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1. an ornamental festoon of fruit, flowers, or drapery or a representation of this
2. Midland English dialect a depression filled with water, resulting from mining subsidence


A festoon, hung between rosettes or other terminals.


A festive decoration of pendant semi-loops with attachments and loose ends, esp. a swag of fabric, or representations of such decorations. Also see garland.


Scientific (or Silly) Wild Ass Guess. A term used by technical teams when establishing high level sizings for large projects.
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Recently added wreaths, baskets, swags and wall decor for "land lovers" are also ready on the redesigned site: www.
No two items are alike, but matching wreaths, kissing balls and door swags can be pre-ordered by calling Pat Thomas at (978) 422-3566.
Swags &Tails is a unique play which finally gives a voice to a neglected and vulnerable section of society.
In a series of drama workshops, each group of women created a character to tell a story of her experience and Swags & Tails highlights the care, or lack of it, of older people and carers in society.
The mum-of-two wanted to raise money to help our hard-working soldiers, and rallied together 11 other army partners by starting a Facebook group entitled SWAGs (Soldier wives and girlfriends).
With their blokes - and many footie-loving girls - at the match or in the pub SWAGs took advantage of the deserted stores.
com's wreaths and mantle swags will last for a minimum of four years when properly maintained, keeping your home filled with the natural beauty of the holiday season, year after year.
The facades of the 27-story office tower, which are detailed with swags, wreaths, lion heads and frets, are clad in Vermont granite, and defined by Ionic colonnades and Doric columns that recall the Athenian Parthenon.
95): illustrations and photos pack in the ideas for window dressings which range from interior shutters to swags.
Constructed of horseshoe-shape limm rubber hung with swags of brightly colored hosiery weighted down by sand, the work suggests a tribal headdress (the fact that the stockings are previously worn further imbues the piece with a totemic quality).
Harvest some leaves or branch clippings to create wreaths or swags for hanging on gates, doors, or mantels.