Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fabric like poplin, with a watered surface.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fabric of silk and wool, like a poplin, with a watered surface: chiefly used for upholstery.

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Examples

  • My first-floor apartmince in Halbiny is now kimpletely and chasely furnished — the droring-room with yellow satting and silver for the chairs and sophies — hemrall green tabbinet curtings with pink velvet & goold borders and fringes; a light blue Haxminster Carpit, embroydered with tulips; tables, secritaires, cunsoles, &c., as handsome as goold can make them, and candle-sticks and shandalers of the purest

    The diary of C. Jeames De La Pluche, Esq., with his letters

  • Without violating their confidence, however, we may say that the estate paid its way, kept them in silk stockings, and gave them new tabbinet dresses once in three years.

    Lob Lie-by-the-Fire: or The Luck of Lingborough

  • -- My first-floor apartmince in Halbiny is now kimpletely and chasely furnished -- the droring-room with yellow satting and silver for the chairs and sophies -- hemrall green tabbinet curtings with pink velvet

    Burlesques

  • A blush-white satting and gold, and a kinary colored tabbinet imbridered in silver: which should I wear on the hospicious day?

    Burlesques

  • Yonder she marches, heaven bless her! through the old oak hall (how long the shadows of the antlers are on the wainscot, and the armor of Rollo Fitz-Boodle looks in the sunset as if it were emblazoned with rubies) -- yonder she marches, stately and tall, in her invariable pearl-colored tabbinet, followed by Lady Dawdley, blazing like a flamingo; next comes Lady Emily Tufthunt (she was Lady

    The Fitz-Boodle Papers

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