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- adj. ostentatious
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Ostentatious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Ostentatious; making a show.
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For the manner of setting out, it was as usuall as in other ships, but that the _Turkes_ delighted in the ostentous braverie of their Streamers, Banners, and Top-sayles; the ship being a handsome ship, and well built for any purpose.