Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A breed of small, short-billed, domesticated pigeons related to the ‘owls.’ The body is white, 7 to 10 flight-feathers white; the shoulders tricolored, the ground color being pinkish-white, shading into white, the coverts marked with black. The tail is purplish blue with a white spot at the end of each feather, this being the most important marking. The bird may or may not be crested.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One of a breed of fancy frilled pigeons allied to the owls and turbits, having the body white, the shoulders tricolored, and the tail bluish black with a large white spot on each feather.
- n. a fabric with a finish resembling satin but made partly or wholly from cotton or synthetic fiber
“Later on, when performing, they would be entitled to a celluloid collar, satinette knickers and pumps.”
“She couldnt come back then; no one would have spoken to her; and how very well that maize-colored satinette becomes her complexion!”
“Various materials enter into its composition: white silk, red silk, brown silk; moreover, these materials are worked into dissimilar products: stout cloth, soft eiderdown, dainty satinette, porous felt.”
“She couldn't come back then; no one would have spoken to her; and how very well that maize-colored satinette becomes her complexion!”
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