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strap US English

A strip of leather, cloth, or other flexible material, often with a buckle, used to fasten, secure, or carry something or to hold onto something

strap US Thesaurus

thick leather straps

the strap in strap US English

Punishment by beating with a strip of leather

strap in strop1 US English

A rope sling for handling cargo

strap-on US English

Able to be attached by a strap or straps

strap hinge US English

A hinge with long leaves or flaps for screwing onto the surface of a door or gate

kicking strap US English

A strap used to prevent a horse from kicking

shoulder strap US English

A narrow strip of material going over the shoulder from the front to the back of a garment

spaghetti strap US English

A thin shoulder strap on an item of women’s clothing

chinstrap US English

A strap attached to a hat, helmet, or other headgear, designed to hold it in place by fitting under the wearer’s chin

deckle US English

A device in a papermaking machine for limiting the size of the sheet, consisting of a continuous belt on either side of the wire

jockstrap US English

A support or protection for the male genitals, worn especially by athletes

strapline US English

A subsidiary heading or caption in a newspaper or magazine

strapwork US English

Ornamentation imitating pierced and interlaced straps