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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.
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 Roselawn|Margaret 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.
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.Textiles|William H. Dooley
British Dictionary definitions for taffeta
- a crisp lustrous plain-weave silk, rayon, etc, used esp for women's clothes
- (as modifier)a taffeta petticoat