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Synonyms for buckram

so rigidly constrained, formal, or awkward as to lack all grace and spontaneity

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a coarse cotton fabric stiffened with glue

stiffen with or as with buckram

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rigidly formal

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The Long Island Rail Road Company ( Railroad ) will receive Sealed Proposals by 2:00 PM, December 12, 2016, at the Procurement & Logistics Department (delivery instructions provided below) to provide Design Build Services for the Replacement of Buckram Road Bridge, in response to a Request for Proposal (RFP).
The 2s6d edition, bound in a dark blue buckram with a gilt top, was first advertised in the press on 18 April 1891.
But if Hal only sees him as a puppet, and if the merry wives prank him out as a stuffed shirt, the audience also remembers Jack Falstaff as a creative force: the man who outrageously concocts a whole troop of fabric doppelgangers--'eleven buckram men grown out of two
This is a stimulating and enlightening collection, presented in a handsome volume that is smythe-sewn, quarter bound in buckram and protected in a dust jacket--an increasingly rare example of great book production.
My father owned a library of many volumes bound in buckram and morocco, which he never read.
rattling gold foil, five dozen small bells, six dozen great bells, brass wire, twelve and a half ells of blue buckram, twenty ells and a quarter of fringe, twenty fathom of thin rope for the banquet, and for the play and dance for the same).
Having to line the whole heading with buckram was a challenge, nobody told us it would stick to the fabric when we turned it the right way round and ironed it - we got creases on creases.
How much more fascinating would be the easy flowing cotton "guidjelik" in which she [here a woman called Emine Hanum] usually indulges, than this ungraceful buckram attire
Jackson bought the former Buckram Oak Farm near Lexington as the Kentucky headquarters of his empire in 2005.
Precision also supplies buckram, which are the header materials used at the top of curtains or valances.
In the Office of the Historian, the volumes of the Foreign Relations series, with their dignified gold-leaf lettering and ruby buckram covers, line the shelves.
Three metres of specialist millinery wire and buckram was used for Tracey Gunn in the hat the foundation of the hat and sinamey, a type of natural fibre, was used to create the skyline.
Three metres of specialist millinery wire and buckram is used for the foundation of the hat and sinamay has been used to create the iconic Liverpool buildings which sit atop the River Mersey across the wide brimmed.
In silk bonnets, buckram, a coarse cotton or linen with glue or starch on it, was used for the foundation, with wire sewn into the brim edge to keep its shape.
As one contemporary recalls, "Jack Falstaff never slew as many men in buckram as each and every one of those Illinois politicians did" in that war.