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noun as in silk

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In the Forum Club, there is taffeta and lace, leather and gold.

Absurd as that taffeta dress was for a child of her age, it seemed to her an armor against all disaster.

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.

Just look at him, with an old taffeta whigmaleerie tied to his back, like Paddy from Cork, with his coat buttoned behind!

It was a blue taffeta, very stiff and rustling, trimmed with plaid taffeta and black buttons.

Taffeta is one of the oldest weaves known, silk under this name having been in constant use since the fourteenth century.


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

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