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synonyms for taffeta

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

Absurd as that taffeta dress was for a child of her age, it seemed to her an armor against all disaster.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Heres a piece of ribbon to tie it with, if you wont cut it off, said Winona, reappearing with a wide length of blue taffeta.
WINONA OF THE CAMP FIREMARGARET WIDDEMER
Just look at him, with an old taffeta whigmaleerie tied to his back, like Paddy from Cork, with his coat buttoned behind!
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTIONVARIOUS
It was a blue taffeta, very stiff and rustling, trimmed with plaid taffeta and black buttons.
WINONA OF THE CAMP FIREMARGARET WIDDEMER
Taffeta is one of the oldest weaves known, silk under this name having been in constant use since the fourteenth century.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
She had advised the taffeta coat and skirt for travelling, with an extra cloth coat for cool days.
AUNT CRETE'S EMANCIPATIONGRACE LIVINGSTON HILL
The seams may be finished with a taffeta binding, overcast, stitched flat or notched, as the case demands.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
Over the bandages of diachilon, other bandages of varnished taffeta were applied.
HISTORY OF EMBALMINGJ. N. GANNAL
Taffeta and silk, as well as fine parchment, were used for the mounts.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 2VARIOUS
At that minute the noble black-taffeta deed felt foolish, but at the next minute I thanked my lucky stars for it.
THE MELTING OF MOLLYMARIA THOMPSON DAVIESS
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WORDS RELATED TO TAFFETA

  • fiber
  • mantua
  • pongee
  • samite
  • sendal
  • taffeta
  • thread
  • tulle
  • tussah
  • tussore
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