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synonyms for pongee

  • fiber
  • taffeta
  • thread
  • tulle
  • mantua
  • samite
  • tussah
  • tussore
  • sendal
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How to use pongee in a sentence

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.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
She was wearing a gown of Nile green pongee, heavily trimmed with expensive ecru lace.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
I am not aware that public personages clothe their limbs in Pongee silk.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME XXVII, JANUARY 1904, NO. 157VARIOUS
Pongee is a beautiful, durable silk in different shades of natural color.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
The tan pongee dress she wore set off her dark hair and expressive, bluish-gray eyes.
NORTH OF FIFTY-THREEBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
She wore an impeccable pongee silk, simple and costly, and her hands had evidently never known the roughening of work.
BIG TIMBERBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Pyjamas of Madras or pongee silk, very effective and pretty, can be had for a dollar and a half to three dollars a suit.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
She came in wearing a sage-green duster of pongee silk, pretty nice, only the buttons are as big as those largest mint-drops.
THE JIMMYJOHN BOSS AND OTHER STORIESOWEN WISTER
So saying, Billie calmly slipped off her corduroy skirt and coat, revealing herself in pongee bloomers and a pongee blouse.
THE MOTOR MAIDS ACROSS THE CONTINENTKATHERINE STOKES
Belle and her party were waiting on the piazza, the women in long pongee coats with the very latest motor bonnets and veils.
THE MOTOR MAIDS' SCHOOL DAYSKATHERINE STOKES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PONGEE

  • fiber
  • mantua
  • pongee
  • samite
  • sendal
  • taffeta
  • thread
  • tulle
  • tussah
  • tussore
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.