from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- etc. See tibet, etc.
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- 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.
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.
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.
Selecting a purple thibet, with a little white sprig, she slipped off her own dress, and stepped into it.
Ann began smoothing out some remnants of blue thibet on her lap.
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.
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.
Some of that blue thibet would be jest the thing to make it a dress of. "