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tabaret

[tab-uh-rit] /ˈtæb ə rɪt/
noun
1.
a durable silk or acetate fabric having alternating stripes of satin and moiré, for drapery and upholstery.
2.
tambour (def 3).
Origin of tabaret
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; perhaps akin to tabby1
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  • How this idea had entered old tabaret's head, Lecoq could not understand.

    Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 Emile Gaboriau
  • A mocking whistle from the old tabaret interrupted the speaker.

    Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 Emile Gaboriau
  • He was speaking as though pleading the cause, when old tabaret interrupted him.

    The Widow Lerouge Emile Gaboriau
  • In spite of his impatience, old tabaret dared not utter a word.

    The Widow Lerouge Emile Gaboriau
  • Old tabaret took from his pocket-book a bank note, which he handed to the gendarme.

    The Widow Lerouge Emile Gaboriau
  • tabaret had predicted an unexceptionable alibi; and this alibi was not forthcoming.

    The Widow Lerouge Emile Gaboriau
  • In hurrying on, in pursuit of the truth, old tabaret knew only too well, what it was.

    The Widow Lerouge Emile Gaboriau
  • tabaret doesn't sound so well as Commarin, but it's at least a name.

    The Widow Lerouge Emile Gaboriau
  • These words, these figures, burst like bombshells on old tabaret's brain.

    The Widow Lerouge Emile Gaboriau
  • It was only the officials of the detective force who knew that Tirauclair and tabaret were one and the same person.

    Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 Emile Gaboriau
British Dictionary definitions for tabaret

tabaret

/ˈtæbərɪt/
noun
1.
a hard-wearing fabric of silk or similar cloth with stripes of satin or moire, used esp for upholstery
Word Origin
C19: perhaps from tabby1
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