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Zappos.com - Glossary Terms

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Kangaroo Pocket
An A-shaped pocket stitched to the lower-front of a garment (commonly seen on hoodies) with two holes for hands.
A decorative cut hole on a garment usually placed close to the neckline.
A soft, porous leather created from the hide of young goats
A decorative, fringed tongue over the vamp of a shoe.
Kimono Sleeve
is a wide sleeve cut in one piece from the front and back of the garment.  It is seamed down the outer and underarm like a traditional Japanese kimono.
Middle-grade leather created from the skins of young cattle that are larger than calves, yet not fully grown.
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