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whipcord

[′wip‚kȯrd]
(textiles)
A twill fabric with fine diagonal cords that is woven of hard-twisted cotton or worsted woolen yarns.
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The films include The Comeback, House of Mortal Sin, House of Whipcord, Frightmare and Die Screaming, Marianne.
journal entries," including essays on divers subjects, disconnected ramblings, and numerous pages of lists (lists of Ashbery's friends and acquaintances, lists of kinds of cloth and items of clothing, lists of architectural features and main-street shop names, lists of cities, lists of newspapers, brand names, lists of free-associated words, some having in common their connection to small-town life), and notes of things to do: "Suede, tweed, cotton, silk jersey, whipcord, cavalry twill, melton, moire, nylon, net, chamois, challis, cordovan, maxi, midi, scarf, shoes, zipper, cuff, button.
Then it's up to you to either incapacitate them with your Gauntlet Whipcord or send them to the next life with your arsenal of weapons.
Jango starts the game with a pistol, whipcord and toxic dartgun but as the story unfolds he can acquire a blaster rifle, sniper rifle, flamethrower and grenades.
Then it's up to you to either incapacitate them with your Gauntlet Whipcord or send them to the next life - with no hope of a sequel - using your ever expanding arsenal of weapons.
Thus, in the third volume of the Hannay stories, Mr Standfast, does he set out to bring him to book, helped as always by a variety of good sorts en route, border shepherds and ghillies of Delphic brevity of speech, level browed girls ('all whipcord now' the pretty VAD tells him), laconic war heroes and so on.
This ceremonial abstraction of Sophocles's tragedy, Antigone, used high-beam flashlights, whipcord microphones, sporadic speech, a boy soprano, and swift, space-eating dramatic movement.
Some of the most striking are the whipcord varieties with their branches covered with neat, densely-packed leaves and white flowers.
The sight of a parade of men wearing parkas, Mackinaws, whipcord breeches, high boots, cowbody boots, Western hats and led by a man in a Bowler did not add credulity to the cover story.
above) full length wool/cashmere coat (pounds 175), V-neck tank top (pounds 23), flannel shirt (pounds 28), black silk tie (pounds 20) and olive whipcord suit trousers (pounds 50)
Twenty-four-year-old Slavomir Rawicz was a promising young lieutenant in the Polish cavalry, "slim and smart in [a] well-tailored uniform and whipcord breeches and shining riding boots," when the NKVD (Soviet secret police) arrested him without warning on November 19, 1939.
Clean-limbed, with sinews of steel and whipcord, she toted his silver-mounted guns, knotted his silk bandana, canted his elegant ten-gallon hat, confounded his hairy rivals, shot up his enemies, and kissed his pale-pink, incidental girl.