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  • 1 tackle twill — noun A tough fabric invented and patented by R. J. Liebe. It was originally used for American football pants. As newer fabrics were created and tackle twill was replaced with other materials such as Lycra, its primary use became lettering (name… …

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  • 2 Khaki (color) — American dress khaki uniform The name of the color khaki coined in British India comes from the Hindustani language (itself a borrowed form of th …

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  • 3 Weaving — Weaver (occupation) redirects here. This article is about textile weaving. For other uses, see Weaving (disambiguation). Warp and weft in plain weaving Weaving is a method of fabric production in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads are… …

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  • 4 textile — /teks tuyl, til/, n. 1. any cloth or goods produced by weaving, knitting, or felting. 2. a material, as a fiber or yarn, used in or suitable for weaving: Glass can be used as a textile. adj. 3. woven or capable of being woven: textile fabrics. 4 …

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  • 5 History of merit badges (Boy Scouts of America) — For history regarding individual merit badges, see Merit badge (Boy Scouts of America). Merit badge Owner Boy Scouts of America …

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  • 6 basketry — /bas ki tree, bah ski /, n. 1. baskets collectively; basketwork. 2. the art or process of making baskets. [1850 55; BASKET + RY] * * * Art and craft of making containers and other objects from interwoven flexible fibres such as grasses, twigs,… …

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  • 7 World War II German uniform — This article discusses the uniforms of the World War II Wehrmacht (Army, Air Force, and Navy). For the Waffen SS, see Uniforms and insignia of the Schutzstaffel. German general Alfred Jodl wearing black leather trenchcoat …

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  • 8 Mordecai Barbour — Born Mordecai Barbour October 21, 1763 Culpeper County, Virginia Died January 4, 1846 Weston, Boligee, Greene County, Alabama Resting place Bethsalem Cemetery, Boligee, Greene County, Alabama …

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  • 9 Dead Man — For other uses, see Dead man (disambiguation). Dead Man Theatrical poster Directed by Jim Jarmusch …

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  • 10 List of fashion topics — This is a list of topics related to fashion, many of which do not yet have Wikipedia articles. NOTOC 0 9 1300 1400 in fashion 1500 1550 in fashion 1600 1650 in fashion 1700 1750 in fashion 1795 1820 in fashion 20th century fashion A A line A line …

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  • 11 Shroud of Turin — The Shroud of Turin: modern photo of the face, positive left, negative right. Negative has been contrast enhanced. The Shroud of T …

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  • 12 Kilt — This article is about the garment. For the acronym, see KILT (disambiguation). Kilts redirects here. For the chief executive officer of The Gillette Company, see James M. Kilts. The kilt is a knee length garment with pleats at the rear,… …

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  • 13 Woven coverlet — A woven coverlet or coverlid is a type of bed covering with a woven design in colored wool yarn on a background of natural linen or cotton. Coverlets were woven in almost every community in the United States from the colonial era until the late… …

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  • 14 Chino cloth — Pants made from chino cloth. Chino cloth is a twill fabric, originally made of 100% cotton. Today it is also found in cotton synthetic blends. Developed in the mid 19th century for British and French military uniforms and known as khaki, it has… …

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  • 15 Uniforms of the United States Navy — 1917 recruiting poster for the United States Navy, featuring a woman wearing the most widely recognized uniform, the enlisted dress blues. This article examines dress uniforms, daily service uniforms, working uniforms, special situations, and the …

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  • 16 Denim — For other uses, see Denim (disambiguation). Denim as used for blue jeans, with a copper rivet to strengthen the pocket …

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  • 17 M1 Helmet — The M1 helmet is a combat helmet that was used by the American military from World War II until it was succeeded by the PASGT helmet beginning in 1985. For over forty years, the M1 was standard issue for the U.S. military and naval forces, and… …

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  • 18 Darning — Cashmere darn , a fine darning technique for twill fabric, from The Dictionary of Needlework, 1885 …

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  • 19 Devil's Brigade — This article is about the World War II military unit. For the film of the same name, see The Devil s Brigade (film). For other uses, see Devil s Brigade (disambiguation). 1st Special Service Force Shoulder patch of the 1st Special Service Force …

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  • 20 Bolivia — Bolivian, adj., n. /beuh liv ee euh, boh /; Sp. /baw lee vyah/, n. 1. a republic in W South America. 7,669,868; 404,388 sq. mi. (1,047,370 sq. km). Caps.: La Paz and Sucre. 2. (often l.c.) a twill fabric made of cut pile with lines either in the… …

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