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  • Conal O'hAirt Jim Hart
    ... does hamaca mean hammock? Hey Charles post a pic of that bed we talked about at pennsic... ===== Baron Conal O hAirt / Jim Hart Aude Aliquid Dignum
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      --- Joseph Hayes <von_landstuhl@...> wrote:
      >
      > --- Dan Baker <Capten_Rhys@...> wrote:
      > > I am going to be teaching a class on "Tying Knots
      > and Nets" I don't
      > > know, perhaps a wood class as well, gotta think
      > about it.
      >
      > Let's see... Take a net, add some sicks on the
      > end... Instant
      > hammock!
      >
      > Hammock is a period word (from the Spanish hamaca,
      > from the Taino, the
      > natives of Puerto Rico) that dates from 1555.
      > Anyone ever seen a
      > depiction of a period hammock?
      >
      > Ulrich

      does 'hamaca' mean hammock?

      Hey Charles post a pic of that bed
      we talked about at pennsic...

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    • Joseph Hayes
      ... Yes, hamaca is the Spanish word for hammock. BTW, it also forms the basis for the Spanish verb hamacar, meaning to swing. Ulrich
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        --- Conal O'hAirt Jim Hart <baronconal@...> wrote:
        > does 'hamaca' mean hammock?

        Yes, hamaca is the Spanish word for hammock. BTW, it also forms the
        basis for the Spanish verb hamacar, meaning "to swing."

        Ulrich


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