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  • pasmanteria — ż I, DCMs. pasmanteriarii, blm «wyroby włókiennicze tkane (takie jak borty, frędzle, gurty, lamówki, tasiemki, wstążki itp.), służące do obszywania, wykańczania odzieży, mebli itd.; sklep z tymi artykułami» Pasmanteria ozdobna. Sklep z… …   Słownik języka polskiego

  • bort — /bɔt/ (say bawt) noun flawed, low quality diamonds, and diamond fragments, valuable only for crushing to diamond dust. Also, boart, bortz. {Middle English, Old English gebrot fragment; compare Old French bort bastard} –borty, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • bort —   n. ground diamond fragments, used in polishing, etc.    ♦ borty, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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