tinsel


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tinsel

a yarn or fabric interwoven with strands of glittering thread
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The lama, very straight and erect, the deep folds of his yellow clothing slashed with black in the light of the parao fires precisely as a knotted tree-trunk is slashed with the shadows of the low sun, addressed a tinsel and lacquered ruth which burned like a many-coloured jewel in the same uncertain light.
Around four of the pillars, stalls of merchants, all sparkling with glass and tinsel; around the last three, benches of oak, worn and polished by the trunk hose of the litigants, and the robes of the attorneys.
And he looked forward with joy to the morrow, when he hoped to be decked out again with lights, playthings, fruits, and tinsel.
Dolls that looked for all the world like men--the Tree had never beheld such before--were seen among the foliage, and at the very top a large star of gold tinsel was fixed.
Summary: New Delhi (India), July 18 (ANI): As Bollywood diva, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, celebrated her 37th birthday today, wishes poured in for the actor from tinsel town celebrities.
Tinsel star and former big brother Naija housemate, Gideon Okeke has welcomed his first baby with his wife, Chidera.
The less artistic chose to make foil or tinsel pictures, although the effect of glinting foil in a picture, as it catches the light, is most appealing.
Below, Mr Elsgood as Quicksand and Mr Smith as Ironspark as they appeared in The Silver Palace, with, centre, a tinsel print of Mr Kean as Richard III.
Mr Wood as Sultan in Sublime and Beautiful, one of a group of four theatrical tinsel prints estimated at PS80-PS120
By the 1830s, as interest in the craze grew, stationers, booksellers, and print dealers began selling kits containing pre-cut tinsel, leather and feather ornaments to decorate watercolour or printed images.
Mr Elsgood as Quicksand and Mr Smith as Ironspark as they appeared in The Palace, with, centre, a tinsel print of Mr Kean as Richard III.
The body is Pearly tinsel, ribbed with black thread and the thorax is orange Pearly tinsel.