tappa

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Noun1.tappa - the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidustappa - the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus
bark - tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
2.tappa - a paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by pounding tapa bark
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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Toby turned, and saw the natives all in motion--the girls waving their tappas in adieu, and the men their spears.
He wore a Manilla hat and a sort of tappa morning gown, sufficiently loose and negligent to show the verse of a song tattooed upon his chest, and a variety of spirited cuts by native artists in other parts of his body.
Similarly, the PS-84 constituency has been converted to PS-77 Thatta 1 carving out its four tappas (administrative units) Thatta, Tanka, Khakhar Hala and Haleji and including it in the constituencies of Ghorabari and Mirpur Sakro.
The company aims to conduct the Phase three TAPPAS trial (a randomised Phase 3 trial of TRC105 And Pazopanib versus Pazopanib alone in patients with advanced AngioSarcoma) at sites in both the United States and Europe.
Peter Levitan and Brendan Reichenbacher hold the exclusive agency for 146 Wythe Avenue, a former tappas restaurant at the northwest corner of North 8th Street.
Pouros Minos Charalambous Adonis Pegasiou Achilleas Tsangaris Kyriakos Kakouris Xenakis Xenofontos Charalambos Tappas.
These jirgas were linked together through a network of jirgas for the areas, tappas and districts and at the top was the Loya Jirga or grand assembly for the whole province.
The dholak, the tappas and the giddas, the banna and the banni sung by women in the family, the bhangra and the playful banter.
On Monday, the head of pilots' union PASYPI, Charalambos Tappas, said the pilots would use their strike today to prepare some lawsuits against each and every member of the CY board of directors.
Through an unprecedented look at traditional and modern poetry, short stories, proverbs and tappas (Pashto rhymes), the third section brings Pashtun culture to life.
dipa / [delta][epsilon][pi][alpha][zeta], has the phonetic form of Anatolian tipas- / tappas but the semantics of its icon.
Tappas are generally an exchange of questions and answers by the male and female gender characterising mischief and flirtatious overtures, sung and danced to upbeat rhythms during festivals.