riempie

noun
riem·​pie | \ ˈrēmpē \
plural -s

Definition of riempie

southern Africa
: a rawhide strip used especially as webbing in making furniture seats dozing in her wide riempie-bottomed chair— Stuart Cloete

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History and Etymology for riempie

Afrikaans riempje thong, diminutive of riem strap, belt

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“Riempie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/riempie. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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