kemp

(redirected from kempy)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to kempy: kempt

kemp

[kemp]
(textiles)
Short, wavy, coarse wool or hair fibers, usually white, which contain air spaces so that they resist dyeing and spinning.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
"It's been a short break this time and Kempy has needed a little bit more rest than most.
My cousin Nat, an LA resident for over half a century herself, had found Kempy with the room to let just a few days after my that apparently seamless and wireless communication network of midtile-class black Americans of their generation.
"Kempy is one of the best keepers in the league and when he's between the posts it gives confidence to the lads in front of him," he added.
She told officers that an itinerant Irish man named "Kempy" had left the crossbow at her home.
"Kempy's gutted because he went to see Real Madrid," Pulis teased.
O'Neill said: "Kempy has been superb and I'm delighted he's chosen to turn down Leamington.
There is a sub-plot - the other brother is having an affair and Kempy fancies his cheated missus.
"Kempy took me down there for a nice bit of fish and a glass of wine!
Kempy did exceptionally well last week and showed what a good keeper he is going to be.
"Me and 'Kempy' (Dave Kemp) have done it by ourselves before and Gerry Francis will come up every other day, so it is not really urgent.
"He flew out on Wednesday morning so Kempy is likely to play tomorrow.
"Kempy, Peachey and Mark James have all been tremendous with me.