from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See harrateen.


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  • Old Wortley Montagu lives on the very spot where the dragon of Wantley did, only I believe the latter was much better lodged: you never saw such a wretched hovel; lean, unpainted, and half its nakedness barely shaded with harateen stretched till it cracks.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 2

  • The day was close; the window-shutters were fastened; a huge fire blazed in the chimney; thick harateen curtains were close drawn round the bed, where the wretched squire lay extended under an enormous load of blankets.

    The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves


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