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RUFFIANS & LOOSE WOMEN: MORE WORDS DERIVED FROM TEXTILES. Elinor Kapp. Elinor Kapp, Cardiff, 2016. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Casemate Academic, Oakville. 174 pp. with 9 ills. 23 x 16 cm. ISBN 9780957475922 In English.
Publisher's description: This book is a collection of words and phrases for articles that can be made from cloth and thread. The words all have a textile origin, but have gone on to take wing and are used in common speech as metaphors, and in proverbs and rhymes in a figurative sense.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Several Periods — Textile/Fiber Arts, Costume/Fashion
Plans: 73,30,55
Worldwide Number: 175204
Paperbound $19.95    

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