from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A general term for certain kinds of fabrics, which are formed of two series of threads interlacing each other, thus forming double cloth, quilted in the loom; -- so named because first made in Marseilles, France.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cotton fabric similar to piqué, stiff, and used for men's waistcoats and summer garments.
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- n. a port city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean
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