n.— «“This is sexy rugby,” said Robert Burke, the fashion director for Bergdorf Goodman, which is doing a brisk business in jerseys with four-inch-wide stripes (or “hoops” in rugby parlance) in fine-gauge cotton knit.» —“A Scrum of Stripes Refined for the Street” by David Colman New York Times June 16, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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