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corduroy

kawr duh raw i

  • n  a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton
  • n  a road made of logs laid crosswise
  • v  build (a road) from logs laid side by side

  • FOLK SINGERS There he stands, and who can believe him? Black corduroy cap, green corduroy shirt, blue corduroy pants.
  • In Seoul last week, the latest fashion was a drab corduroy suit, and the new word was austerity.
  • The line includes graphic rugby shirts ($62), right, toggle coats, button-down shirts, and corduroy jackets.
Quotes

  • Woody Allen in The Kingston Whig-Standard
    Over the last five years I have come to realise how enjoyable it is to write a daily serial novel for a newspaper. I am particularly pleased to be starting a new one for the Telegraph website. Corduroy Mansions will be written as it is published,... Alexander McCall Smith http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_McCall_Smith&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG6awwqZJ8BswHgE4Fj_Tqh_EywGA guardian.co.uk http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2008/sep/12/telegraphmediagroup.pressandpublishing&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEObO14Bhcguk9y1hGcPR0gp7FYeA Sep 12, 2008 22387 29961 corduroy It looks good," Allen says, beaming. "I've got my sports jacket on, corduroy trousers. I have a photograph of it at home with two feet of snow piled on my head."
  • Gordie Howe in Ottawa Citizen
    I've still got the original, it's corduroy,Howe said. "It still fits. This one is leather, it's probably worth more than what I got paid the first year."

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