Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See taffeta.

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  • noun Dated form of taffeta.

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Examples

  • When clothed in a light dress of gauze or taffety she was compared to the Venus dei Medici, and the Atalanta of the Marly Gardens.

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  • When clothed in a light dress of gauze or taffety she was compared to the Venus dei Medici, and the Atalanta of the Marly Gardens.

    Marie-Antoinette's Wedding

  • The book was then taken back to the wardrobe, and all that was wanted for the day was soon after brought in, in large taffety wrappers.

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  • As soon as the toilet was over, the valets and porters belonging to the wardrobe were called in, and they carried all away in a heap, in the taffety wrappers, to the tire-woman's wardrobe, where all were folded up again, hung up, examined, and cleaned with so much regularity and care that even the cast-off clothes scarcely looked as if they had been worn.

    Archive 2008-04-20

  • The book was then taken back to the wardrobe, and all that was wanted for the day was soon after brought in, in large taffety wrappers.

    How la Reine-Martyre Marie-Antoinette was clothed

  • As soon as the toilet was over, the valets and porters belonging to the wardrobe were called in, and they carried all away in a heap, in the taffety wrappers, to the tire-woman's wardrobe, where all were folded up again, hung up, examined, and cleaned with so much regularity and care that even the cast-off clothes scarcely looked as if they had been worn.

    How la Reine-Martyre Marie-Antoinette was clothed

  • The latter brought every morning into the queen's apartments, baskets covered with taffety, containing all that she was to wear during the day, and large cloths of green taffety covering the robes and the full dresses.

    Archive 2008-04-20

  • The latter brought every morning into the queen's apartments, baskets covered with taffety, containing all that she was to wear during the day, and large cloths of green taffety covering the robes and the full dresses.

    How la Reine-Martyre Marie-Antoinette was clothed

  • Florentine, a shaking pudding, and a dish of tiff — taff — taffety cream.

    She Stoops to Conquer

  • Under the muslin the red assumed a rose tint, which later was repeated in the window curtains of muslin lined with taffety, and fringed in black and red.

    Balzac

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