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having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute

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TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] In a solitary boat, with hempen cape and hat, [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] A lone old rustic, fishing in the frigid river snow.
They wear dresses of hempen stuff, black and blue, and sleep upon mats; in fact their asceticism is something astonishing.
Havel's workshop from Bicaz, doormats; mine exploitations and quarries; 1 big prize awarded to the administrator Ion Kalinderu for the entire activity at the Crown Domain; 2 gold medals for products belonging to different rural exploitations, postcards presenting constructions and hunting products (bear, fox, squirrels, wild boar, wild cat, stag head and the horns, chamois horns, eagle, pelican, mountain cock, and hazel hen, partridge, raven, awl, bugles, bag and other hunting related objects); 5 silver medals for: the school library publication; for the non-alimentary agricultural products (flax, hemp); the national carpets, linen and hempen threads and woven materials, different types of ropes, gymnastic instruments, belly bands, strings, cloth, halters, etc.
Hemp is one of the oldest sources of textile fibers, with extant remains of hempen cloth trailing back 6 millennia.
If the very poorest and meanest man commits murder, he is hanged with a hempen halter, and his body dissected.
hempen tackle" as the sails "draw the huge bottoms" of King Henry's ships "through the furrowed sea, / Breasting the lofty surge" (3.
At times, the physicality of the painting's surface seems dense and compacted [Conjunction 92-99, 1992) or rugged and almost scab-like (Conjunction 98-23, 1998), but it can also seem as though the emergent paint has barely grazed the hempen membrane or has been scraped down to the fabric's tooth (Conjunction 77-17, 1977).
Instead, the speaker is arrogant and angry at a 'little, pitiful God' costumed in a 'flowing robe fastened with a hempen girdle'.
David Hempen Manager, Business Continuity and Security Investigations, MidAmerican Energy Company, Des Moines, IA
See The Purpose of Playing: Shakespeare and the Cultural Politics of Elizabethan Theatre (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996), 190 and also Clifford Davidson, "'What hempen home-spuns have we swagg'ring here?
Play with your fancies; and in them behold Upon the hempen tackle ship-boys climbing; Hear the shrill whistle which doth order give To sounds confused; behold the threaden sails, Borne with th'invisible and creeping wind .
The corpses are enveloped in winding sheets of hempen cloth: for some of them about 1000 cubits have been employed.
Dale Hempen, the associate conference minister with the Massachusetts Conference, United Church of Christ.