from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A thick plain silk, generally black, used for clerical garments.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A thick plain silk, generally black, and used for clerical.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of taffeta or plain silk, used for women's and also for men's wear in the eighteenth century and earlier.
French armoisin. (Wiktionary)