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closely twisted hard cord used for the lashes of whips

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a strong worsted or cotton fabric with a diagonal rib

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Imported goatskin, fancy novelty cloth or whipcord on order.
His face was bent downward, his shoulders bowed, his lips compressed, and the veins stood out like whipcord in his long, sinewy neck.
The whipcord lean singer has always had problem with fidelity--he was unfaithful to both of his official wives.
In this manner, she cataloged the patterns and created a list of fifty-four different fabrics in the quilt, ranging from printed cottons and wool to linen and whipcord (similar to uncut corduroy).
Her film and TV debuts came in 1974 in House of Whipcord and Upstairs, Downstairs.
If I am unable to coax the freezer back to life with sweet reason or swift kicks, I'm supposed to speed back to the plant, locate the portable generator (which is mounted on two skids like a child's sled), drag it down to the concrete enclosure, hook it up to the wounded freezer, and start it with a lawnmower whipcord.
To look at Bailey's still whipcord frame, you would not believe that the man immortalised as the upper half of Cigar's centaur-like winning streak has put on a full 12lb since his 32-year, 5,893-winner, $296-million riding career closed out when a horse called Silver Tree kicked him unceremoniously up the backside before running second at Gulfstream Park on January 28, 2006.
In Ian Conrich's chapter "The Divergence and Mutation of British Horror Cinema," he speaks of increasing points of intersection between horror and sex genres in films such as Twins of Evil (1971), Tower of Evil (1972), Vampyres (1974), and House of Whipcord (1974), which benefited from lax censorship, high returns on low budgets, and marketability outside of Britain proper (31-33).
The lightweight whipcord wool keeps the jacket thin so it moves easily with my body and will roll up to fit in a lumbar pack.
Designed by guide Winifred Schuler, the attire consisted of a Navajo velvet blouse that had been made popular as European American attire by artist Alice Corbin Henderson, a whipcord skirt, a softbrimmed hat decorated with a silver thunderbird pin, tan stockings, and walking shoes or boots.
There was also a film made here in 1974 called House of Whipcord.
Hartley's debt to Grahame is clear: Grahame's miscellany of objects, the child's treasure-trove, gives rise to Hartley's, and in particular the "twist of tarry string" occasions Hartley's "twist of very fine whipcord.