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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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Russian Prime Minister Dimity Medvedev described the incident on Wednesday, saying it was a "criminal action".
"We're extremely pleased to join forces with Belilove as our exclusive Northern California Rep," says Dimity Ankerholz, Cashco Sales and Marketing Manager.
Dimity Motley presents a review from a pre-service teacher's point of view and Alice James, a practicing teacher, reviews four books.
Dimity came up with a spirited challenge towards the finish but failed to collar the Harry Bentley ridden Missouri Spirit.
Annie, Bella, Courtney and Dimity made up the female group, Jack, Samuel, Matthew and Nick made up the male group, and Emily, Fiona, Harry and Tom made up the mixed group.
Why not try Farrow and Ball paint in Dimity? This allows you to be more playful with your accessories and won't detract away from the bed, or make the room look too busy.
CHEPSTOW: 2.20 Dimity, 2.50 Endless Light, 3.20 Golden Spear, 3.50 Secret Beau, 4.20 Peak Storm, 4.50 Rutherglen, 5.20 Be My Rock, 5.50 Belle Park.
SELECTIONS CHEPSTOW: 2.20 Dimity, 2.50 Endless Light, 3.20 Golden Spear, 3.50 Secret Beau, 4.20 Peak Storm, 4.50 Rutherglen, 5.20 Be My Rock, 5.50 Belle Park.
It is because the Dutch face a double whammy of hefty austerity cuts and years of declining consumer spending due to the housing market crisis, ING economist Dimity Fleming said.
Willie McCreery's filly, a convincing winner over course and distance last time, looks a real speed-ball and is confidently expected to confirm earlier Cork form with John Murphy's Dimity in a race for which these two trainers are responsible for five of the six runners.
I'm still on a crime novel spree, but now I want real whodunits (puzzles like Agatha Christie's books) or light crime (like Donna Leon's books) or even slight crime that's more feel-good than mysterious (such as Tarquin Hall's Vish Puri books and Nancy Atherton's Aunt Dimity books - Aunt Dimity being a ghost).
When the author describes material culture, she often takes it for granted that readers will be familiar with technical terms (dimity, taffeta, cambrick, tippet, nankeen, etc.).