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 for thong
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Thong \Thong\, n. [OE. thong, [thorn]wong, thwang, AS.
     [thorn]wang; akin to Icel. [thorn]vengr a thong, latchet.
     [root]57. Cf. Twinge.]
     A strap of leather; especially, one used for fastening
     anything.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           And nails for loosened spears, and thongs for shields,
           provide.                                 --Dryden.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Thong seal (Zool.), the bearded seal. See the Note under
        Seal.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  thong
      n 1: leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip [syn:
           lash, thong]
      2: underpants resembling a G-string; worn by women especially
         under very tight pants; "she wore thongs in her quest for the
         callipygian ideal"
      3: a thin strip of leather; often used to lash things together
      4: minimal clothing worn by stripteasers; a narrow strip of
         fabric that covers the pubic area, passes between the thighs,
         and is supported by a waistband [syn: G-string, thong]
      5: a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big
         toe and the second toe [syn: flip-flop, thong]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "thong":
     belt, blacksnake, braid, brail, bullwhack, bullwhip, cable, cat,
     cord, cowhide, crop, flagellum, horsewhip, knout, kurbash, lash,
     ligament, ligation, ligature, line, quirt, rawhide, razor strap,
     rope, scourge, sjambok, spun yarn, strap, string, tendon, twine,
     twist, whip, whiplash, wire, yarn
  
  

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