cummerbund

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cummerbund

Post by Archived Topic » Sat Feb 06, 1999 12:00 am

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cummerbund

Post by Jonathon Green » Tue Feb 09, 1999 8:00 am

Cummerbund comes from Persian 'kammar-band', a loin-band.
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