(Kleidung) Um die Hüften getragenes Kleidungsstück; häufig bei Naturvölkern (Lenden-S.).
ETYM Old Eng. napron, Old Fren. naperon, French napperon, dim. of Old Fren. nape, French nappe, cloth, tablecloth, Late Lat. napa, from Latin mappa, napkin, table napkin. Related to Map.
1. A garment of cloth or leather or plastic that is tied about the waist and worn to protect one's clothing.
2. Where aircraft stand while not being used.
A skirt made of long blades of grass.
A cloth worn about the loins often as the sole article of clothing in warm climates
Carl, 1829, 1906, US-amerik. Politiker dt. Herkunft; wanderte 1852 nach N-Amerika aus; 1877–81 Innen-Min.
(1829-1906) German-born US editor and political leader. He held office in the US Senate 1869–75 and served as secretary of the interior under President Hayes 1877–81. He was editor of the New York Evening Post 1881–83. A harsh critic of government corruption, he was president of the National Civil Service Reform League 1892–1901.
Born in Germany, Schurz immigrated to the US 1852, studied law, and was admitted to the Wisconsin bar 1859. Named US minister to Spain 1861–62, he returned to see action as a staff officer in the American Civil War (1861–65). After working briefly as editor of the Detroit Post 1866, he moved to St Louis.