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herringbone


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Herringbone  \Her"ring*bone`\  (h[e^]r"r[i^]ng*b[=o]n`),  a. 
  Pertaining  to  or  like  the  spine  of  a  herring;  especially, 
  characterized  by  an  arrangement  of  work  in  rows  of  parallel 
  lines,  which  in  the  alternate  rows  slope  in  different 
  directions. 
 
  {Herringbone  stitch},  a  kind  of  cross-stitch  in  needlework, 
  chiefly  used  in  flannel.  --Simmonds. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  herringbone 
  n  :  a  twilled  fabric  with  a  herringbone  pattern 




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