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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A costly fabric used in the middle ages for men's and women's robes or mantles, and also for leggings, housings, banners, tents, etc.
  • n. A mantle or robe worn by men and women, apparently of the fabric called by the same name.


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