Definition of Sarongs

1. Noun. (plural of sarong) ¹



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Definition of Sarongs

1. sarong [n] - See also: sarong

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarongs

sarney
sarneys
sarnie
sarnies
sarns
sarod
sarode
sarodes
sarodist
sarodists
sarods
sarong party girl
sarong party girls
saronglike
sarongs (current term)
saronic
saros
saroses
sarpanch
sarpe
sarplar
sarplars
sarpo
sarracenia
sarracenias
sarrasin
sarrasins
sarrazin
sarrazins

Literary usage of Sarongs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Surgeon's Log: Being Impressions of the Far East by James Johnston Abraham (1911)
"... the sampan-man : The Chinaman in Java : On buying sarongs: Betel-chewing and "Latah " : A night invasion by the sirens : On k rises : The odd behaviour ..."

2. A Vocabulary of the English and Malay Languages by Frank Athelstane Swettenham (1889)
"Of cotton "sarongs," the most valued come from the Celebes and are known as " Kain ... Java produces the painted cotton sarongs so much admired by Malays ..."

3. Down Under by N. Maisondeau (1912)
"sarongs or kines are long waist-cloths or skirts, some 2| yards long by one yard deep, which are wound around the body in place of trousers or dress skirts. ..."

4. Narrative of Events in Borneo and Celebes, Down to the Occupation of Labuan by James Brooke, George Rodney Mundy (1848)
"sarongs made of the latter are more expensive and far more durable; ... The export of sarongs is very unprofitable, as they usually cost more than they sell ..."

5. Narrative of Events in Borneo and Celebes, Down to the Occupation of Labuan by James Brooke, George Rodney Mundy (1848)
"sarongs made of the latter are more expensive and far more durable; ... The export of sarongs is very unprofitable, as they usually cost more than they sell ..."

6. A Descriptive Dictionary of British Malaya by Nicholas Belfield Dennys (1894)
"Cotton sarongs of the best quality, observes Mr. Swettenham, ... are the " painted " cotton sarongs of Java, made by " stopping out " the pattern with wax. ..."

7. Java, the Pearl of the East by Sarah Jane Hatfield Higginson (1890)
"He understands perfectly how to make thatch for his roof, mats for his bed, and cotton for his sarongs. He spins his yarn, and weaves his cloth without a ..."

8. Kelantan; a State of the Malay Peninsula: A Handbook of Information by Walter Armstrong Graham (1908)
"In almost every house there are one or more looms upon which the housewife and her daughters weave silk sarongs, the excellence of which is justly famed ..."

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