Antonyms for fustians

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In the fifteenth century Naples was famous for the weaving of fustians.

A reference to Norwich fustians of as early a date as the 14th century is quoted by Baines.

It was the principal market for the fustians which were manufactured at Bolton, Leigh and the places adjacent.

Item iij large cofres for the wardrobe for bedds, shetis and fustians.

Fustians shall always be shorn with the long shear, so that it can be worn for at least two years.

Humphrey Chetham, the founder of this institution, was a dealer in fustians in Manchester early in the seventeenth century.

The next process to which fustians are exposed is steeping in hot water, to take out the dressing paste.

Item iiij pair of fyne shets and ij pair of fustians for the said trussing bedde.

Philip and Mary passed an act to encourage the making “of russels, satins, satins-reverses, and fustians of Naples.”

They also brought cotton wool from Smyrna to work into fustians and dimities.