from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • etc. See tibet, etc.

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

  • n. an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas


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  • It is some material I have in the house; a fine blue thibet, and I shall put ruffles on the skirt.

    A Little Maid of Ticonderoga

  • She had brought "Lady Amy," carefully packed in the stout bundle, and Aunt Prissy declared that the doll should have a dress and hood of the fine blue thibet.

    A Little Maid of Ticonderoga

  • Look at that dress you've got on, -- a good thick thibet, an 'mine's a cheap, sleazy alpaca they palmed off on me because they knew my eyesight ain't what it was once.

    Meadow Grass Tales of New England Life

  • Selecting a purple thibet, with a little white sprig, she slipped off her own dress, and stepped into it.

    Tiverton Tales

  • Ann began smoothing out some remnants of blue thibet on her lap.

    Young Lucretia and Other Stories

  • These were: a sprinkle of black walnut and brocatelle in the drawing-room, a Sheffield-plate tea-service, and a crimson-and-giltedged dinner set that Mrs. Oferr gave them; twilled turkey-red curtains, that looked like thibet, in the best chamber; and the twenty-four white skirts and the silk dresses, and whatever corresponded to them on the bride-groom's part, in their wardrobes.

    Real Folks

  • Edith looked fragile and sweet as ever in a dress of azure thibet cloth, her light hair hanging in clusters of wavy curls over her small shoulders.

    Eventide A Series of Tales and Poems

  • Some of that blue thibet would be jest the thing to make it a dress of. "

    Young Lucretia and Other Stories


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