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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A crisp smooth lustrous fabric.

Usage examples (36)
  • Little baby knocks wrapped in taffeta will do.
  • Weir, was derived from a kind of taffeta or ribbed silk which used to be called tabby silk.
  • Fragile materials -- such as taffeta -- should be kept strictly for the evening, do you not agree?
  • Dresses come in varying lengths, from tea length to floor length, and can incorporate many materials such as taffeta or satin. for more
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