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  • n. A stout twilled silk used for dresses.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stout twilled silk used for dresses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A stout twilled silk textile employed for women's dresses, and considered very durable.

Etymologies

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Compare German tobin, Dutch tabijn. See tabby.

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