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  Bikini Science--Loincloth
It has been said that the loincloth is the merger of the waistband and the fig leaf.
The loincloth should not be confused with the g-string, which similarly covers the genitals but which also has a string through the posterior rugae, giving it three edges as opposed to the two edges of the loincloth.
The loincloth merges the waistband and the fig leaf and is one of the most widely worn costumes on the planet.
www.bikiniscience.com /costumes/culotte_SS/loincloth_S/loincloth.html   (371 words)

  Interactive Dig Hierakonpolis - Nubian Cemetery Week 1: A Loincloth
Although we found the coarser "loincloth" and pieces of the fine leather in close proximity, we can see no evidence that they were part of the same garment.
Instead it may be possible that "loincloths" were one of those all-purpose articles of clothing, kind of like bandanas, so that when not need to gird the loins they could keep the hair in place.
Loincloths are considered articles of the male wardrobe while tattoos are almost exclusively found on women.
www.archaeology.org /interactive/hierakonpolis/field/loincloth.html   (1706 words)

  Loincloth.... The Reviews.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
I kid you not, ladies and gentlemen: Loincloth is a balls out,extensively crafted piece of defiant metal that expands the parameters of the genre by exploring its infinite potential as a means of sonic expression.Riffs fly by at a blinding rate held impossibly together by the ambidextrous percussive assault of drummer Steve Shelton.
As one of the fastest-selling Richmond metal releases in years, Loincloth’s new “4-Song Demo” is a metallic tour de force that combines the fury and urgency of death metal with the complexity of math-rock and emo.
Loincloth appears to be a little hobby at this point, but if these guys wrote six more songs and recorded and released it to the world, they could very well be the best band in the universe, and all without even playing a show (they haven't yet, by the way).
members.aol.com /loinsofmetal/reviews/review.htm   (1056 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A loincloth is a one-piece male garment, sometimes kept in place by a belt, which covers the genitals and, at least partially, the buttocks.
The loincloth is in essence a piece of material, bark-bast, leather or cloth, passed between the legs covering the genitals.
In most of (sub-)tropical continental Asia, types of loincloth such as the Indian lungi, often unisex or with a close female counterpart, remain in use as traditional dress, especially among the rural peasant communities, while city dwellers tend to adopt western style costumes.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=loincloth   (908 words)

 The Fur Loincloth And Boots - The REH Forum
I have become acutely aware that artists have begun to portray Conan in a fur loincloth and boots.
Conan himself in Hour of the Dragon said that he wore a pantherskin loincloth in his youth, although the "fur undies" are not really a loincloth.
By putting Conan in fur loincloth and boots over and over artists are creating a stereotype of a barbarian of which Conan is not.
www.conan.com /invboard/index.php?showtopic=387   (1118 words)

 loincloth - Search Results - MSN Encarta
The basic dress of the ancient Egyptians was a woven loincloth wrapped around the hips and held at the waist by a girdle or belt.
The traditional dress of the pygmies was simply a loincloth (often made from the softened, decorated bark of trees).
Lake Sentani bark cloth is also highly distinctive, and generally took the form of maro (skirts or loincloths).
uk.encarta.msn.com /loincloth.html   (99 words)

 What is a Loincloth?
There are many variations on the loincloth, which may be worn alone or as an undergarment, by men, women, or both, depending on the culture.
A very simple loincloth may consist of a strip of leather, bark bast, or a plant leaf tied around the waist and between the legs.
In Europe, the loincloth was superseded by hose in the medieval era and trousers in the 15th century.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-a-loincloth.htm   (368 words)

 Protective loincloth garment for motorcycle riders - Patent 5295267
A protective loincloth shield as claimed in claim 2 wherein each end of the straps that hang freely include multiple fastener components to provide adjustability to the attachment of the shield to the wearer's garment.
A protective loincloth shield as claimed in claim 4 wherein the appendages are covered with a water resisting substance to protect the material layers from inclement weather.
The protective loincloth garment 30 in either embodiment is easily partially or fully detachable when the wearer attends the toilet, when buckling or unbuckling chaps or belt, or when weather permits.
www.freepatentsonline.com /5295267.html   (4264 words)

 The Loincloth of Borneo
The loincloth is a garment of great antiquity, the original men's clothing of most of the world, and particularly of the Malayo-Polynesian area, which includes the islands of the Pacific Ocean as far east as Hawaii and as far south as New Zealand,
In Malaya, Java, Bali, and elsewhere, the loincloth was replaced by the skirtlike kain because of Hindu influence,[24] while the sarong (a sewn tube of cloth) is an Islamic import.
This means "loincloth the penis," to take the front of the sarong between the legs and tuck it up back to make a loincloth to wear for hard work, so that the penis doesn't waggle around.
www.ikanlundu.com /literary/borneo_loincloth.html   (6186 words)

 The white lady in the loincloth - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
How she got from one title to the other is a mystery (and probably quite funny), and Ms Anderson must forgive me if now a motley crew of retrenched psychologists comes banging on her door for the chance to explain it to her.
Conversely, if Ms Anderson had shifted her epithet and come up with 'The lady in the white loincloth', I might have been able to expound at length on Ashanti, a forgettable film but one featuring a stunning fl girl being led to her sinuous fate across the illimitable Saharan sands.
But in our heroine's dream it is quite clearly not merely a dress either but her sense of her chastity, perhaps of her soul; and the sacrifice upon which her dreamself is embarked as victim is as old, and as self-sought, as impatient Eve's brusque offering of the apple.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /columns/html/20060225T150000-0500_99440_OBS_THE_WHITE_LADY_IN_THE_LOINCLOTH_.asp   (1872 words)

 Loincloth at AllExperts
The loincloth is in essence a piece of material, bark-bast, leather, or cloth, passed between the legs to cover the genitals, and despite this simplicity of function the loincloth takes many forms.
One end of the loincloth was held up, the remainder passed between the thighs, wound about the waist, and secured in back by tucking.
Despite that loincloth-wearing peoples consider the loincloth an expression of modesty, when Europeans conquered other peoples among whom the loincloth was traditional, the Europeans banned this garment as uncivilised and offensive to the Christian morality they usually preached.
en.allexperts.com /e/l/lo/loincloth.htm   (850 words)

 Jeremiah 13
But now the loincloth was ruined; it was good for nothing.
For as the loincloth clings to one's loins, so I made the whole house of Israel and the whole house of Judah cling to me, says the L
The Scripture quotations contained herein are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyrighted 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America, and are used by permission.
www.hope.edu /academic/religion/bandstra/BIBLE/JER/JER13.HTM   (500 words)

 Sumo Wrestler Thinks New Loincloth Makes Him Look Fat
The loincloth was given to him as a gift from his wife, Keiko, who hoped he would wear it for his upcoming tournament in Tokyo.
The sumo wrestler is so bothered by his appearance that he may opt to insult his wife and go back to his old loincloth.
Upon hearing the news that her husband was leaning towards using his old loincloth, Keiko became furious.
www.thebrushback.com /Archives/sumo_full.htm   (907 words)

 The prudes who crucify for want of a loincloth on a chocolate Jesus
This doesn’t mean the size of the statue’s feet but the absence of a discreet loincloth over what the Monty Python team labelled “naughty bits”.
Women and children passing by the downtown New York art gallery would be compelled to see the chocolate Jesus’ circumcised genitals during Holy Week, when, of course, their thoughts should be on higher things.
So, it’s not his stark nakedness, but the prudes who insist on the loincloth who are the affront to Jesus’ humanity and the ignominy of his suffering.
www.theologicaleditions.com /Features/chocolate.htm   (961 words)

 The New American Bible - IntraText
Take the loincloth which you bought and are wearing, and go now to the Parath; there hide it in a cleft of the rock.
This wicked people who refuse to obey my words, who walk in the stubbornness of their hearts, and follow strange gods to serve and adore them, shall be like this loincloth which is good for nothing.
For, as close as the loincloth clings to a man's loins, so had I made the whole house of Israel and the whole house of Judah cling to me, says the LORD; to be my people, my renown, my praise, my beauty.
www.vatican.va /archive/ENG0839/_PPR.HTM   (685 words)

 USCCB - NAB - Jeremiah 13
Take the loincloth which you bought and are wearing, and go now to the Parath; there hide it in a cleft of the rock.
This wicked people who refuse to obey my words, who walk in the stubbornness of their hearts, and follow strange gods to serve and adore them, shall be like this loincloth which is good for nothing.
For, as close as the loincloth clings to a man's loins, so had I made the whole house of Israel and the whole house of Judah cling to me, says the LORD; to be my people, my renown, my praise, my beauty.
www.usccb.org /nab/bible/jeremiah/jeremiah13.htm   (740 words)

 KLS: The Loincloth Site
He is raised by the tribe and eventually becomes a fierce swordsman named Ghost (portrayed by actor Karl Urban who wears a leather loincloth throughout most of the film).
Suggested Retail is $29.98, but look for discounts and be sure to pre-order the 2-disc one as it will be loaded with 5 behind-the-scenes featurettes.
Rudy Youngblood (a former high school track star in his acting debut) portrays a young man who is captured for sacrifice, but eventually flees to avoid this fate.
www.karstensloinclothsite.com   (640 words)

 Songdog's Loincloth Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
I don't know if I ever mentioned this (on the site, that is), but I always wanted to be a mountain man. I think it's the wildness of it, partly -- living in the woods and getting all of your needs from the woods.
And one particularly notable piece of clothing is the loincloth or breechclout.
White men heading off to the wilds of North America in the 1700s and 1800s often adopted many of the ways of the Native Americans who were already living there, since they were fine examples of how to survive in the wilderness.
www.geocities.com /songdogmi/loincloth.html   (320 words)

 Team Loincloth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
At times, they were; Loincloth posted a couple of the most lopsided victories of the season.
This season, we still don't know what to expect, as the roster appears to be in flux again.
Loincloth blasted the Silvers in week eight last year.
fathom.org /tdl/teams/tlc.html   (242 words)

 Lowly loincloth making a comeback | The Japan Times Online
That seems to have changed, thanks to media exposure about the wide variety of prints and colors the lowly fundoshi is being revived in.
The loincloths also line the shelves of Ryogoku Takahashi Co., a mom-and-pop sumo goods shop in Sumida Ward frequented by local residents and people looking for sumo souvenirs.
But the foreigners urged the Japanese government to do away with this custom, saying it was "inappropriate" to show one's buttocks in public, the travel writer and photographer said.
search.japantimes.co.jp /member/member.html?nn20050603f1.htm   (706 words)

 mod the sims 2 - Ankle Wings + Loincloth Update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
And the loincloth thing: I realized the other day that I've been cloning all my recent accessories from the eyepatch, which stays on all the time, so they all stay on all the time.
I fixed the files in the Long Loincloth and Short Loincloth posts, but I also made some more recolors of them as a kind of "Oops, my bad" thing.
Included are two versions of the long loincloth, a white one with blue glowing runes and a fl one with red glowing runes, and another Egyptian version of the short loincloth with a kind of sun pattern (or something).
forums.modthesims2.com /showthread.php?t=121897   (409 words)

 Justin's Links: foot oil loincloth citation - beta testing massage
Deborah took some time to gather her materials; her notebook from India, oil, plastic sheets, mats.
Meanwhile, she handed me a string and cut a piece of an old bedsheet; my loincloth to wear during the massage.
I relished putting that on - I immediately realized I had been unknowingly harboring a loincloth fetish in my deep unconscious and as soon as she left the room I took pictures of myself.
www.links.net /daze/04/06/19/foot_oil_loincloth_citation_beta_testing_massage.html   (705 words)

 Loincloth With Backflap From Lone Star Lingerie
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 loincloth - OneLook Dictionary Search
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loincloth : The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
Words similar to loincloth: breechcloth, breechclout, g-string, more...
www.onelook.com /?w=loincloth   (159 words)

 Tonga on the 'NET - Pacific Lore - "Whose loincloth is this?"
Kokara Iti removed the maro (loincloth) of Te Aupu and he returned to his side of the line without anyone noticing what he had done.
Matua, the Rikitea war chief recognized it as being the maro of Te Aupu, the chief of their enemies.
The Taku warriors recognized that it was the maro of their chief they then turned to see that their chief.
www.tongatapu.net.to /lore/mangareva/mangareva007.htm   (674 words)

 News and Photos of Japan - Japanese Loincloth Makes Comeback
The traditional Japanese loincloth, or fundoshi is making a comeback, writes the Japan Times today.
Many Japanese carpenters and laborers wore only fundoshi, but the foreigners considered it "inappropriate" to show one's buttocks in public.
It has taken a while, but it looks like the Japanese finally feel confident enough about their own culture to don their traditional loincloth, although nowadays only as underwear...
www.ikjeld.com /japannews/00000170.php   (559 words)

 Roscoe’s Comics and Culture » Blog Archive » Sumida River Loincloth Cutting Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
They bind her upper body with a heavy bag and tear off her loincloth, leaving her totally nude except for the bag with which they’ve tied her.
Using her loincloth as a rug to keep his legs off the snow, the first man drops down.
When he mounts her, she suddenly shoots her legs up to pin his head between her thighs and twists to break his neck.
www.arellis.net /roscoescomics/index.php/archives/302   (680 words)

 Dynamic Loincloth, Top & Earrings for Jessi (P6)
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Dress up your Jessi with this beautiful loincloth, top and earrings.
www.renderosity.com /mod/bcs/index.php?ViewProduct=38225   (280 words)

 Dynamic Loincloth and Top for Vicky 3 (P5/6)
Dynamic Loincloth and Top for Vicky 3 (P5/6)
Loincloth - obj, pp2 and png (3 versions - 2728 / 5456 / 10912 polygons)
Modelling and texturing were done 100 per cent by Karanta and Aaronheart
www.renderosity.com /mod/bcs/index.php?ViewProduct=38629   (206 words)

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