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but·ton·hole

(bŭt'ŏn-hōl),
1. A short straight cut made through the wall of a cavity or canal.
2. The contraction of an orifice down to a narrow slit; that is, the so-called mitral buttonhole in extreme mitral stenosis.

but·ton·hole

(bŭt'ŏn-hōl)
1. A short straight cut made through the wall of a cavity or canal.
2. The contraction of an orifice down to a narrow slit; i.e., the so-called mitral buttonhole in extreme mitral stenosis.

buttonhole

(bŭt′ŏn-hōl″)
An incision (sometimes inadvertent) into the wall of a cavity or membrane. This term may be applied to surgical procedures on hollow organ systems such as the gastrointestinal, urinary tract, and cardiovascular systems and to some of myocutaneous grafts.
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Also, details such as having the buttonholes of your tailored shirt in a different colour or aqua blue to match the theme of the wedding or the venue adds an interesting flavour to the outfit.
Mark button placements through the buttonholes using a removable fabric marker.
From clover its buttonholes and from bread its jubilation from yellow fruit its darkest rind from the others their hapless suit headed for the gullet from the bird its fit of flutter from flight its foretaste from desert strewn tablecloths from the knife the seams/gashes it causes from the book that I am not writing the story that is not theirs from hunger don't even name it from the blind and large tree its root like a banner/flag and from the sea solemn nothing
* To create the hidden placket, trace a copy of the placket pattern onto tracing paper, excluding seam allowances and buttonholes. Label the vertical centerline as "Foldline A" and the right long edge as "Foldline B."
Floral art demonstration ISLE of Anglesey Flower Club, Benllech is hosting Floral Artist and Anglesey Show winner Doris Cullen of Caernarfon for a demonstration and workshop with the title of Buttonholes and Posies, on Tuesday, June 20, at 7pm in the Community and Ex Servicemen's Hall, Benllech LL74 8SN.
Front band: Pm for 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5) buttonholes along right front edge, with top button 1" below neck shaping, bottom button 16" above lower edge, and others evenly spaced between.
The buttonholes will be straight-cut with a finished length of A' to 9/16 inch.
Attach buttons to correspond with the buttonholes. Embroider a daisy flower in the centre of the shoe upper and sew a French knot in the middle.
Officers wore uniforms of fine or superfine quality; dyed with expensive dyes, and decorated with taped buttonholes in wool tape, or silver as befit their rank.
But inviting two llamas to your big day too is surely asking for double trouble - especially when one is known for being more than a little naughty, munching his way through bouquets and buttonholes.
From the groom and his best man's red suits, to the venue decorations, buttonholes and even the vows, every element had a soccer slant.