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Synonyms for buckram

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

Synonyms for buckram

a coarse cotton fabric stiffened with glue

stiffen with or as with buckram

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rigidly formal

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Miss Chandni features a perfect shape with Buckram in the bottom band, which gives it a stiff look and prevents it from rolling upwards.
Unlike the four preceding editions, this one is not bound in buckram but in a stiff board binding with glossy paper covering.
Mateyaschuk was the assistant sales manager in Daniel Gale Sotheby's Locust Valley office on Buckram Rd earlier this year when Daniel Gale Sotheby's acquired Piping Rock Associates.
The 2s6d edition, bound in a dark blue buckram with a gilt top, was first advertised in the press on 18 April 1891.
Be it the impromptu 'buckram ka chukrum' which quizzed people on their knowledge of tournament or the 'buckram hunt' which made people scramble around the mall to uncover Pepsi IPL goodies, these pulsating activities were a huge hit with the crowds.
This time, the channel is introducing a new coinage called ' buckram', which again encourages the audience to celebrate the cricketers' performance.
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!'--in the earlier play.
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.
These were enhanced by "cod lases ratland gold ful3ee v dosane small bellis vj dosane gret bellis lattoun wyre xij 1/2 eln blew bukrem xx eln j quarter fren3eis xx fawdoun small toll to ye bancat & for ye play & dans of ye samyn" (codpiece laces [?], 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.
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.