Definitions

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  • n. a faux satin usually made of synthetic fiber or cotton.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of a breed of fancy frilled pigeons allied to the owls and turbits, having the body white, the shoulders tricolored, and the tail bluish black with a large white spot on each feather.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A breed of small, short-billed, domesticated pigeons related to the ‘owls.’

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

  • n. a fabric with a finish resembling satin but made partly or wholly from cotton or synthetic fiber

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Examples

  • Later on, when performing, they would be entitled to a celluloid collar, satinette knickers and pumps.

    The Bill-Toppers

  • She couldn’t come back then; no one would have spoken to her; and how very well that maize-colored satinette becomes her complexion!

    II. St. Ogg’s Passes Judgment. Book VII—The Final Rescue

  • Various materials enter into its composition: white silk, red silk, brown silk; moreover, these materials are worked into dissimilar products: stout cloth, soft eiderdown, dainty satinette, porous felt.

    The Life of the Spider

  • She couldn't come back then; no one would have spoken to her; and how very well that maize-colored satinette becomes her complexion!

    The Mill on the Floss

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  • From the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English:

    "n. One of a breed of fancy frilled pigeons allied to the owls and turbits, having the body white, the shoulders tricolored, and the tail bluish black with a large white spot on each feather."

    December 3, 2018