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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A soft thin cloth woven from raw silk (or an imitation).

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  • They seem always to be papered with buff-and-mustard papers and to have "pongee" sofa-cushions with frills.
  • A man in a soft pongee suit, with cap to match, hailed him.
  • She pushed the pongee coat, which was carefully folded across the back of
  • These are two pieces of pongee, which will do for wadded coats and jupes as well. for more
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