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riempie, verb transitive

Origin:
From riempie noun.
To weave a thong seat or panel for a piece of furniture.
1971 Baraitser & Obholzer Cape Country Furn. 29The seat is riempied with fine riempie in the pattern of caning.
1971 Baraitser & Obholzer Cape Country Furn. 51The front and back seat rails are riempied through vertical holes.
To weave a thong seat or panel for a piece of furniture.
Derivatives:
Hence riempied participial adjective, riempieing, riemping verbal noun.
1971 Baraitser & Obholzer Cape Country Furn. 9Examination of the riempie wear shows that the riemping was done through horizontal holes and not vertical holes.
1991 F.G. Butler Local Habitation 284All that they had lacked were the riempied seats and backs.

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