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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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The lightweight whipcord wool keeps the jacket thin so it moves easily with my body and will roll up to fit in a lumbar pack.
Designed by guide Winifred Schuler, the attire consisted of a Navajo velvet blouse that had been made popular as European American attire by artist Alice Corbin Henderson, a whipcord skirt, a softbrimmed hat decorated with a silver thunderbird pin, tan stockings, and walking shoes or boots.
Until Gulamgiri (Slavery) and Shetkaryacha Asud (Cultivator's Whipcord) become part of learning process, we shall not only be remorseless to our misdeeds but also unrespectful to plurality of our cultures.
There was also a film made here in 1974 called House of Whipcord.
There were two dry, empty sea-urchins; two rusty magnets, a large one and a small one, which had almost lost their magnetism; some negatives rolled up in a tight coil; some stumps of sealing-wax; a small combination lock with three rows of letters; a twist of very fine whipcord, and one or two ambiguous objects, pieces of things, of which the use was not at once apparent: I could not even tell what they had belonged to.
The films include The Comeback, House of Mortal Sin, House of Whipcord, Frightmare and Die Screaming, Marianne.
The texts are fictional (are they all?) "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." Some of the entries make little sense at all.
(8.) In a gesture that reinforces Hemingway's creation of Nick as an alter ego of himself, he specifically names Spagnolini, the tailor who crafted Hemingway's "British-style tunic of olive-drap whipcord" (Baker 51), the uniform he continued to wear back in the States.
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.