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paepaeroa Play

1. (noun) beam across the front of the verandah of a meeting house.

2. (noun) finely woven cloak - with narrow tāniko borders on three sides.

Ka mau te maro, ka mau te paepaeroa, ka mau te tātua, ka pūtikitia te māhunga, ka oti (JPS 1926:97). / The kilt was put on, the fine cloak with tāniko borders on three sides was adjusted, also the belt, and the hair was tied in a topknot.

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