- a loincloth worn by men in ancient Greece
Etymology: Greek .
1974: The traveller was in Erewhonian clothes to keep him inconspicuous, a conical felt hat with owl feather, yellow tabard, tasselled , belled sandals, and umbrella. " Guy Davenport, Tatlin!
2. a g-string or thong as a piece of female underwear in Italian, worn in modern times.
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