from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A very thin stripe, especially on a fabric.
  • noun A fabric with very thin stripes, often used for suits.
  • noun A suit made of such fabric.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A very thin stripe on a fabric
  • noun Such a fabric
  • noun A suit made of such fabric

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a fabric with very thin stripes
  • noun a very thin stripe (especially a white stripe on a dark fabric)
  • noun a suit made from a fabric with very thin stripes


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