from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having bars or stripes of glossy satin-like surface contrasting with a surface less smooth and brilliant: said of a textile material.


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  • I also saw what looked like an entire brigade of retired state police officers, decked out in their old satin-striped parade uniforms.

    Excerpt: America America by Ethan Canin

  • Take your pick from what you may have: satin pencil pants and kitten heels, perfect-pleated skirts and motorcycle boots, stovepipe tweed trousers and open-toe pumps, colorful cargo pants and suede mules, satin-striped tuxedo pants and canvas sneakers.

    Before You Put That On

  • The cluster of Faile's hangers-on following the Seanchan, also twelve in number, made a brave display in Tairen coats with puffy satin-striped sleeves and dark Cairhienin coats with stripes of House colors across the chests, yet in spite of their swords they looked much less dangerous than the soldiers and seemed to know it.

    Knife of Dreams

  • The first body she saw was Parelean, sprawled on his back with his sword in one outflung hand and blood all over his fine coat with the satin-striped sleeves.

    The Path of Daggers

  • The molding had been dropped three feet from the ceiling, giving the impression of a low ceiling and that snugness which goes with it, and up to it ran the satin-striped paper, while over frieze and ceiling ran a riot of yellow roses.

    The Complete Home

  • From satin-striped pants to polos and camo shirts, golf pros bring their own stylish flair to the links

    Island Packet: Home

  • Named the "sexiest player on the tour" by Golf Digest in June 2006, Villegas is known for bringing a certain flair to the fairway in outfits that have included orange shoes, pink hats, funky belts and satin-striped pants.

    Island Packet: Home

  • She turned away, joyfully clasping to her breast a satin-striped box, in which beneath paper lace and tinsel was the most delicious candy; a whole box full all but a few bites, as Alene had said; while the latter leaned over the wall calling more good-byes, and Prince kept up a continuous barking that said so plainly, once you understood his language, "Good-bye!



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