The population is divided into two clans—the Bule and the tabi.
From tabi the distance to the ruins of Labna is some twelve miles.
There is first put on a short stocking, or tabi, which reaches a little above the ankle and fastens in the back.
If we wrote ten thousand words they would surely not be so convincing as this eloquent incident at tabi.
I discarded boots and walked with my skirts up to my knees, bare legs and Japanese tabi, as did J—— and C——.
I am taking a set of cotton kimonas to China so as to have them to wear in my room with the tabi on hot days.
Our walk lay for twelve long miles to the village of tabi, where we had been told that food would be procurable.
A rich watered silk: from the French “tabis”; Italian, “tabi”; Persian, “retabi.”
Somewhat drunk, he entered the Tanaka no Mikawaya, a tabi (sock) shop.