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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A light, fine cotton or linen fabric of open texture for women's dresses.


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  • I will have a grass-lawn dress over green, with three rows of narrow lace insertion, and a hat with yellow roses and -- oh, it can't be true.

    The Incomplete Amorist


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