waistband


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Synonyms for waistband

a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers

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When the repast was fully discussed, the lion put his hands in his waistband again, and lay down to mediate.
I can no more tell you the whys and wherefores of myself than I can lift myself up by the waistband and carry myself into the next county, as some one challenged a speculator in perpetual motion to do.
First he put a waistband round him and then he gave him some well-cut thongs of ox-hide; the two men being now girt went into the middle of the ring, and immediately fell to; heavily indeed did they punish one another and lay about them with their brawny fists.
The little urchins, clad in coarse but warm garments, stood gathered around the more distinguished marksmen, with their hands stuck under their waistbands, listening eagerly to the boastful stories of skill that had been exhibited on former occasions, and were already emulating in their hearts these wonderful deeds in gunnery.
Draw one waistband rectangle measuring 3" x the lower-waist measurement.
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LANCASTER - Antelope Valley Hospital will install a metal detector at its emergency room lobby entrance after a recent scare in which a young man with a gun stuck in his waistband and four companions looked for someone in the waiting room.
Best results come from pedometers fixed just above the hip on a tight waistband (loose ones add steps).
As the youth began pulling a gun from his waistband, Gresham, who has a state-issued permit to carry a firearm, drew his own .
Fuse the interfacing to the waistband wrong sides following the manufacturer's instructions.
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Therefore, Fameccanica developed adult pant diaper model FIX P5X, a highspeed machine for pull-on protective underwear, with a unique technology for in-line processing of breathable, elastic laminated waistband with ultrasonically bonded transpiring spots to create a discrete and soft feeling product with maximum fit and comfort.
In the past, I've been guilty of sliding my pistol into my waistband for the quick trip to store.
Page kept one hand in his waistband, implying that he had a gun, though it was later learned that he did not.
Add seam allowance to the waistband upper and lower edges (2).