Faille Francaise—A soft, lustrous silk of wider cord than grosgrain, but narrower than ottoman.
"We have to leave this house in a week," said Mrs. grosgrain.
Embroider flowers on grosgrain ribbon and sew on sides and front of brim.
grosgrain—A close-woven, finely ribbed or corded silk with but little lustre.
"I had a little money hid away," said Mrs. grosgrain, brightening up.
"Proud, indeed," thought Mrs. grosgrain, who did not comprehend the vigorous character described.
She had just resumed her pen when Mrs. grosgrain was announced.
During this soliloquy, Mrs. Grey had gone on talking, but Mrs. grosgrain had not heard a word, and now took leave.
In two bodies they were, with the grosgrain carpet and cops with clubs between.
On arriving at Mrs. grosgrain's ostentatious residence, they were informed that the ladies were all engaged.