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see costumecostume,
distinctive forms of clothing, including official or ceremonial attire such as ecclesiastical vestments, coronation robes, academic gowns, armor, and theatrical dress.
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To prepare or finish a wood member by planning, or cutting a stone piece by chipping away at the irregularities.
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(civil engineering)
To smooth the surface of concrete or stone.
The arrangement of connecting wires in a circuit to prevent undesirable coupling and feedback.
(mechanical engineering)
To shape a tool.
To restore a tool to its original shape and sharpness.
(mining engineering)
To sort, grind, clean, and concentrate ore.
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Cocosbride.com, an online website selling wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses and flower girl dresses, is arriving in Australia market now!
The societal pressure to wear elaborate dresses sporting the latest in fashion designs - paraded religiously in the infinite bridal shows multiple times a year - or face ostracisation for repeating last year's designs, pushes.
For all their economic and sociological power, I feel sorry for men that society is so narrow-minded that it doesn't fully allow them to wear dresses in their day-to-day lives (yet, but soon come, my pretties, soon come).
Match this tan biker jacket with this Matalan one with your floral dresses.
She also claims the pair used her designs to create the "Crystal Princess Figurine," one of a range of seven collectable porcelain figurines of girls in large dresses.
Leroux), the creator of the label Herve Leger, these dresses were described by fashion's fiercest critic, Suzy Menkes, as "a recipe for the Nineties".
Pictured are landlady Julie Jones (left) with Margaret Drain (right) and other walkers JS*119725928 Hats and frilly dresses were the order of the day at a fancy dress event in June 1953 JS*119724370 A book launch for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at Waterstone's, Kingsgate.
In fact, one's social position was named after a dress item: Nona Kebaya (working class women donning the traditional black kebaya (upper-body garment for women)), Nona Duduk Rumah (stay at home girl who wore a white kebaya in public), Nona Cenela (Christian Ambonese middle-class women recognizable by their slippers (cenela) and batik sarong), Nyonya Kaus (elderly middle-class women with more elaborate slipper and sarong), Nona Rok (upper-middle class women and Eurasians who wore skirts), Nona Militair (spouses of soldiers identifiable by their Javanese dress), and Nona Jurk (Eurasian women in Western dresses married to European men).
'Do Filipino brides want to dress like Ivanka Trump or Chelsea Clinton on their big day?' they ask, holding up the replicas of the two women's Vera Wang bridal dresses side by side.
My Girl Dress is introducing its winter collection of first communion dresses for toddlers and girls at the most reasonable prices.
Department stores are standard places to shop for homecoming dresses, but you can still find good deals.