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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

heavy silk fabric

Usage examples (30)
  • These chintzes seem to have been the intermediate wear between homespun of either flax or wool and the creamy satins or the thick "paduasoy," the more flexible...
  • Betsy Davy mourned young Walker with all her heart in spite of dressing in sprigged paduasoy.
  • Olivia had a bodice of paduasoy that came low upon her shoulders and showed a spray of jasmine in the cleft of her rounded breasts, which heaved with what Count Victor...
  • Thus I stared at balmacaans and surtouts, dolmans and jerkins of paduasoy, matelasse, and a hundred other costly fabrics without ever going into the places that... for more
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