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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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To look at Bailey's still whipcord frame, you would not believe that the man immortalised as the upper half of Cigar's centaur-like winning streak has put on a full 12lb since his 32-year, 5,893-winner, $296-million riding career closed out when a horse called Silver Tree kicked him unceremoniously up the backside before running second at Gulfstream Park on January 28, 2006.
In Ian Conrich's chapter "The Divergence and Mutation of British Horror Cinema," he speaks of increasing points of intersection between horror and sex genres in films such as Twins of Evil (1971), Tower of Evil (1972), Vampyres (1974), and House of Whipcord (1974), which benefited from lax censorship, high returns on low budgets, and marketability outside of Britain proper (31-33).
There was also a film made here in 1974 called House of Whipcord.
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.
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.
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.
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.