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Waist clothes
also called Armings and has 2 more synonyms

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  1. also called armings or fights, were colored clothes or sheets, usually red, that were hung around the outside of a ship's upper works, fore and aft, and before the cubbridge heads

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 6, 2009
  2. colored clothes or sheets hung around the outside of a ship's upper works

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 6, 2009
  3. They were used as an adornment during ceremonious occasions, and served as a visual screen during times of action, to protect the men aboard

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 6, 2009
  4. They were sometimes also hung around the tops, in which case they were called top armings

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 6, 2009
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