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|French to English translations [PRO]|
Marketing - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion / fashion
|French term or phrase: manchon|
|Ski wear. I know that this literally means a muff, but is it a removable cuff?|
|wrist and ankle gaiters|
You are right: the only thing that makes sense in the context of ski wear would be a removable cuff. Nobody going skiing would want to be encumbered with a muff!
I do find plenty of mention of "removable cuffs" in relation to mittens, gloves and boots. See: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=ISO-8859-1&q="glov...
I also found "powder cuff ankle gaiters" in a Campmor catalog that I have sitting here (patiently waiting for me to take time out from the fascinating pursuit of answering KudoZ, and get down to the business of ordering Xmas presents). And, in exploring the Campmor catalog on-line, I find a whole array of **gaiters* used for skiiing. See: http://www.campmor.com/webapp/commerce/command/CategoryDispl...
and, for a more complete list of *gaiters* (including neck gaiters):
Having located ankle and neck gaiters, I did a search for "wrist gaiters" and sure enough, I find some 28 on-line sites offering them for sale.
See URLs below for Google search results:
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|Thank you very much indeed for this valuable contribution. I found all this very difficult, not being a skiier! I do appreciate your help, and thanks to all for their help too. Jennifer.|
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