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  • n  any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape
  • v  pleat or gather into a ruffle
  • v  fold into pleats, "Pleat the cloth"

  • Sequel to the culotte: skirts divided in front by a wide pleat and designed to look like pants.
  • Matas conceived the plan of opening the blood filled sacs, stitching the walls together like a seamstress taking in a pleat, and leaving the artery with a normal sized bore.
  • The shutter-pleat dress, for example, consists of bias-cut strips of fabric stitched together to create a de facto corset.
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  • Youngsters hoping to catch up at State Am
    Before the threesome of Phil Pleat, Craig Steckowych and Dan Arvanitis took control of the New Hampshire Golf Association there was the trio of Robert Mielcarz, Joe Grzywacz and John F. Lewandowski. Before them was Warren Tibbetts and Thomas Leonard Jr. It’s normally not just one person that dominates play over a decade or two, it’s a threesome or foursome of golfers that capture the attention ...
    July 7, 2013 - The Nashua Telegraph

  • Daniel Levy in
    Levy said: "The continental approach has never actually been tried in England, so if it is good enough for Real Madrid then I think it is good enough for Tottenham. The previous structure we had at Tottenham was a bit of a hybrid. David Pleat, who...
  • Milan Mandaric in
    Chairman Milan Mandaric added: "I am pleased to announce that Alain Perrin is going to be manager of our football club. He is going to have learn about British football quickly so I couldn't find a better man to help him than David Pleat."

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