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. The elder partner of the firm, however, would allow me only one penny of the charge, and took it upon himself to show in what manner four of the same sized conveniences could be got out of a sheet of foolscap.
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?' said Mr Westwood.
Left of the river are Petersham Meadows, one of the few places in the capital where cattle still graze.
The bride-to-be is obsessed with Petersham Nursery in London, and she said that it will be a wonderful venue for a wedding.
PETERSHAM HOTEL RICHMOND, LONDON WHERE AND WHY The Petersham Hotel sits just behind one of the most idyllic stretches of the Thames where the only disturbances are birdsong and the occasional splash of an oar.
DAVID Warner is set to start next season for Sydney Grade club Randwick Petersham during his year-long ban from state and international cricket.
Notes: Pre-bid meeting: At the site, Petersham Center School, 31 Spring St., Petersham, MA.Contact Person: Andrea Woods/Franklin Reg Council of Govts., Ph: 413-774-3167 x 104, E-mail: bids@frcog.org.
Learn how to construct a couture waistband using silk organza, hair canvas and Petersham ribbon.