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noun as in silk

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I dressed up in a new white pongee suit, which 14 is very becoming to Jeremiah, and I wore my best round white hemp hat.

She was wearing a gown of Nile green pongee, heavily trimmed with expensive ecru lace.

I am not aware that public personages clothe their limbs in Pongee silk.

Pongee is a beautiful, durable silk in different shades of natural color.

The tan pongee dress she wore set off her dark hair and expressive, bluish-gray eyes.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pongee, such as: fiber, taffeta, thread, tulle, mantua, and samite.

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