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- 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.
On the right hand of the saloon, are the common dining and drawing rooms; the first furnished with light green; the other, with a pale pink armozeen corded with white, and both trimmed with white silk fringe.