03 December 2008


wale |wāl|
1 a ridge on a textured woven fabric such as corduroy.
2 Nautical a plank running along the side of a wooden ship, thicker than the usual planking, and strengthening and protecting the hull.
3 a horizontal band around a woven basket.
ORIGIN late Old English walu [stripe, weal.]

I love couduroy and this is the season for it. Here is a cutie I found on Etsy -- just click on the image for more information.

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