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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A thin fabric made from silk or fine wool

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A thin stuff made of the finest wool or silk, or of wool and silk.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A stuff resembling crape, but not so thin and gauzy, made of wool or silk, or of silk and wool mixed.


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