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Origin of taffeta
Words nearby taffeta
Example sentences from the Web for taffeta
In the Forum Club, there is taffeta and lace, leather and gold.
A pair of small scissors, a silver needle, pins, cotton and taffeta.The Barrel Mystery|William J. (William James) Flynn
Taffeta is one of the oldest weaves known, silk under this name having been in constant use since the fourteenth century.Textiles|William H. Dooley
In the same way, the Epeira puts the eiderdown quilting and the taffeta wrapper round a capsule that contains nothing.The Life of the Spider|J. Henri Fabre
And she advanced towards the door to meet a little old lady in a Carmelite taffeta gown and a cap of guipure with long borders.Sentimental Education, Volume II|Gustave Flaubert
When she had searched every part thoroughly, they took all my clothes, except a taffeta cap for the head, and went away.Memoirs of Leonora Christina|Leonora Christina Ulfeldt
British Dictionary definitions for taffeta
- a crisp lustrous plain-weave silk, rayon, etc, used esp for women's clothes
- (as modifier)a taffeta petticoat