babiche

ba·biche

 (bə-bēsh′)
n.
Strips of rawhide, sinew, or gut used for sewing, lacing, or fastening: snowshoes webbed with babiche.

[Canadian French, from Mi'kmaq ápapíj, string, thread, diminutive of ápapi, rope, fishing line, from Proto-Algonquian *aʔlapya·pya : *aʔlapy-, net + *a·py-, string.]

babiche

(bɑːˈbiːʃ)
n
(Textiles) Canadian thongs or lacings of rawhide
[C19: from Canadian French, of Algonquian origin]
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De ces termes (N = 126), certains sont francises (15) (N = 27), par exemple << babiche >> ou << chicoute >>, d'autres non (N = 58), par exemple << menomin >> (16) ou << wapush >> (17).
Ridden by Gerald Avranche, the 5-year-old showed no signs of stopping on the home straight as he registered a six length victory over a mile and a furlong with stablemate Baker de Saularie (Kerbella x Babiche De Saulari) finishing second under Almotasem al-Balushi.
Il ne me manque que les raquettes en babiche pour completer le costume ...
While I've tried the newer models of snowshoes, with neoprene base and a metal frame, I'll take a nice ash frame, carefully woven with babiche (rawhide) any day.
Il y avait un certain nombre de petits couteaux attaches avec de la babiche a une ceinture faite en peau de phoque>> (Oosten et Laugrand 2002: 27-28).
Pour illustrer cela, on peut remarquer que la traditionnelle raquette en babiche fait desormais place a la raquette moderne et parfois de haute technologie.
We lashed on our 56-inch chestnut Ojibwa snowshoes and it wasn't long before the babiche was clicking along nicely over the metre of snow in a marvelous stand of mature even-aged pine.
Beaded objects most commonly produced by these groups include baby carrying belts, moss bags (cradles), babiche game (hunting) bags, dog blankets, shelf valances, wall bags, drawstring tobacco pouches, and smoking caps.
(10) Since snowshoes are indispensable for travel in the winter, the preparation of 'babiche'--the thin leather strips made from moose and caribou hides that form the webbing under the foot--is an important part of female labour.
While in college, she was given a babiche bag said to be over one hundred years old.
Neither are words like 'healme' - which is a type of cherry - or 'babiche' - a Hungarian barn - going to stay in my memory for long.
Enfin, remarquables sont les taillades lamelliformes de babiche qui apparaissent au bas des treize parkas (a l'exception de celui de l'homme en kayak de la scene 6) ; ces franges en bandelettes, tout en ajoutant a la decoration, peuvent rappeler les poils et laines tombant naturellement des animaux comme le boeuf musque.