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Language: Old English
Origin: thwong

thong

noun
     
Related topics: Daily Life, Clothes
thong [countable]
1D a long thin piece of leather used to fasten something or as part of a whip
2 [usually plural] American EnglishDCC a type of shoe that covers the bottom of your foot, with a strap that goes between your toes to hold it on your foot as you walk [= flip-flops]
3DCC a piece of underwear or the bottom half of a bikini that has a single string instead of the back part

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