Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Swanskin; a kind of woolen blanketing used by printers as an elastic impression-surface.

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Examples

  • Lousteau, the dealer in orders and tickets rose from a sturdy chair before a large cylinder desk, and Lucien beheld the leader of the claque, Braulard himself, dressed in a gray molleton jacket, footed trousers, and red slippers; for all the world like a doctor or a solicitor.

    A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

  • The larger is a frame fitted with wire netting, over which a piece of molleton is placed.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 643, April 28, 1888

  • Dressed in molleton, with no adornment save the glow of a perfect health, she seemed at this moment, as on the

    The Battle of the Strong — Volume 5 A Romance of Two Kingdoms

  • Jersey housewives, in bedgones and white caps, with molleton dresses rolled up to the knees, pushed their way through the crowd, jars of black butter, or jugs of cinnamon brandy on their heads.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • A lobster-woman shrieking that the Day of Judgment was come, instinctively straightened her cap, smoothed out her dress of molleton, and put on her sabots.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • When the execution was over, Samson threw to the people the King's coat, which was of white molleton, and in an instant it disappeared, torn by a thousand hands.

    The Memoirs of Victor Hugo

  • In Central Europe, I can recommend boesner. com for the frame, and gerriets. de for a molleton base layer followed by a reflective foil layer.

    Planet GNOME

  • _claque_, Braulard himself, dressed in a gray molleton jacket, footed trousers, and red slippers; for all the world like a doctor or a solicitor.

    Lost Illusions

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