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flimsy

  

      adj   , -sier, -siest  
1    not strong or substantial; fragile  
a flimsy building     
2    light and thin  
a flimsy dress     
3    unconvincing or inadequate; weak  
a flimsy excuse     
      n  
4    thin paper used for making carbon copies of a letter, etc.  
5    a copy made on such paper  
6       a slang word for       banknote  
     (C17: of uncertain origin)  
  flimsily      adv  
  flimsiness      n  
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n.
A moulding commonly used in framing oil paintings. The liner is fixed inside the frame and appears between the image and the outer frame. Generally made out of wood or some other hard material, the liner may have fabric glued down to it. Liners are to canvases what a mat/mount is to a print on paper
[Artwork framing] Polystyrene or wood liner. Fabric-covered liner. Linen liner. Gold liner.
n.
act of covering an object, such as a tree, house, or another structure with toilet paper
Syn.: TP'ing

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