petersham


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petersham

(ˈpiːtəʃəm)
n
1. (Textiles) a thick corded ribbon used to stiffen belts, button bands, etc
2. (Textiles) a heavy woollen fabric used esp for coats
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a kind of overcoat made of such fabric
[C19: named after Viscount Petersham (died 1851), English army officer]
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petersham

n (= ribbon)Seidenripsband nt
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Tom addressed himself to the coffee, and prattled away while he worked himself into his shoes and his greatcoat, well warmed through--a Petersham coat with velvet collar, made tight after the abominable fashion of those days.
It was another affair altogether, a dark ride on the top of the Tally-ho, I can tell you, in a tight Petersham coat, and your feet dangling six inches from the floor.
To purchasing bran new paper shirt collar or dickey, to set off gray Petersham.
It was one of the cleanest and prettiest little dickeys I ever saw; and I have good reason to believe that it effected the sale of three Petershams.
He was so thorough that, when he became a Bell lawyer, he first spent an entire summer at his country home in Petersham, studying the laws of physics and electricity.
Shall we join company in the avenue of trees which leads from Petersham to Ham House, and settle the exact spot when we arrive there?
Learn how to construct a couture waistband using silk organza, hair canvas and Petersham ribbon.
PETERSHAM -- Ray Jackson has nothing against German shepherds and other police dogs, but he offered a simple baseball analogy to explain what is different about bloodhounds.
Under the North Light: The Life and Work of Maud and Miska Petersham" is a sensitive and complete visionary biography of famed children's literature artists Maud and Miska Petersham This long lasting union of artists from Hungarian and American beginnings is famous for its beautiful artistic illustrations of children's literature from the 1920's until the 1960's.
Our base for the weekend was another slice of Victorian elegance, The Petersham Hotel and Restaurant, which stands high on Richmond Hill and commands, with paternal-like pride, breathtaking views over a sweeping bend of the Thames.
My husband and I were staying for two nights at The Petersham hotel in Richmond, a striking Victorian building set on Richmond Hill.