String of fur

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String of fur

Post by Stevenloan » Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:39 am

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https://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/you/ar ... nners.html (The first picture)

Hi everybody! What do you call the round string of fur on the woman's hat?

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
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Re: String of fur

Post by tony h » Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:23 am

A pompom.
A pompom.

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pom diddly-om pom, pom pom!
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Re: String of fur

Post by gdwdwrkr » Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:09 pm

That is most-likely a cluster of ostrich or marabou feathers.
Isn't that someone important!?
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Re: String of fur

Post by Shelley » Fri Jan 18, 2019 5:18 am

If you're talking about the circle of "fur" under the woman's hat -- well, it's hair. At least that's what fur is called when it's on a human.
Otherwise, yes, gdwd's right: it's a cluster of feathers.
I believe that lady is Hyacinth Bucket (Boo-KAY) -- for whom "keeping up appearances" was of paramount importance in, what, the '80's?
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Re: String of fur

Post by tony h » Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:13 am

The item, being the ball, is a pompom. The material used to make the pompom maybe feather.

A definition:
Origin of pompom First recorded in 1895–1900;
noun
1. Also pompon. an ornamental tuft or ball of feathers, wool, or the like, used on hats, slippers, etc.
2. pompon(def 3).
Origin of pompom2
1740–50; variant of pompon, with assimilation of final n
from : https://www.dictionary.com/browse/pompom
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Re: String of fur

Post by gdwdwrkr » Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:46 pm

Really, Richard!?
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Re: String of fur

Post by Stevenloan » Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:59 pm

tony h, gdwdwrkr and Shelley : Thank you all very much for your answers.

StevenLoan
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Post by gdwdwrkr » Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:32 pm

This is what is done by persons of our quality.
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Re: String of fur

Post by tony h » Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:31 pm

gdwdwrkr wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:46 pm
Really, Richard!?
Was it Onslow who sang "Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer do!"?
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Post by gdwdwrkr » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:24 pm

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