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gabardine

  • noun a firm durable fabric with a twill weave
  • noun (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
    tweed; white; flannel.

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all

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
    • we sat up all night
    • ate all the food
    • all men are mortal
    • all parties are welcome
  • adjective satellite completely given to or absorbed by
    • became all attention

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viscose

  • noun a cellulose ester obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda
    cellulose xanthate.
  • noun a rayon fabric made from viscose (cellulose xanthate) fibers
    viscose rayon.

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lace

  • noun a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
    lacing.
  • noun a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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sleek

  • verb make slick or smooth
    slick.
  • adjective satellite well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed
    • sleek figures in expensive clothes

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pique

  • noun tightly woven fabric with raised cords
  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    temper; irritation.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood

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brown-striped

  • adjective satellite having brown stripes
    brownish-striped.

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etamine

  • noun a soft cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh; used for curtains or clothing etc.
    etamin.

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lacy

  • adjective satellite made of or resembling lace
    lacelike.
    • a lacy gown
    • a lacy leaf
  • adjective satellite having open interstices or resembling a web
    weblike; netted; webby; webbed; netlike.

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brownish-speckled

  • adjective satellite having brown speckles
    brown-speckled.

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gusset

  • noun a piece of chain mail covering a place unprotected by armor plate
    voider.
  • noun a metal plate used to strengthen a joist
    gusset plate.

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acetate_rayon

  • noun a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate
    acetate.

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lining

  • noun a protective covering that protects an inside surface
    liner.
  • noun a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
    liner.

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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shirting

  • noun any of various fabrics used to make men's shirts
  • verb put a shirt on
    shirt.

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mackintosh

  • noun a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
    macintosh.
  • noun a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
    mac; mack; macintosh.

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flowered

  • adjective satellite resembling or made of or suggestive of flowers
    floral.
    • an unusual floral design
  • verb produce or yield flowers
    blossom; flower; bloom.
    • The cherry tree bloomed

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winceyette

  • noun cotton flannelette with a nap on both sides

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striping

  • noun the act of marking with stripes
  • verb mark with stripes
    stripe.

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satinet

  • noun a fabric with a finish resembling satin but made partly or wholly from cotton or synthetic fiber
    satinette.

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tweed

  • noun thick woolen fabric used for clothing; originated in Scotland
  • noun (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
    gabardine; white; flannel.

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velour

  • noun heavy fabric that resembles velvet
    velours.

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pilot_cloth

  • noun a thick blue cloth used to make overcoats and coats for sailors etc

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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tatter

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    rag; shred; tag; tag end.

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ticking

  • noun a metallic tapping sound
    tick.
    • he counted the ticks of the clock
  • noun a strong fabric used for mattress and pillow covers

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panting

  • noun breathing heavily (as after exertion)
    heaving.
  • noun any fabric used to make trousers
    trousering.

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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coloured

  • adjective having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination
    colored; colorful.
    • colored crepe paper
    • the film was in color
    • amber-colored heads of grain
  • verb modify or bias
    color; colour.
    • His political ideas color his lectures

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print

  • noun the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication
    • I want to see it in print
  • noun a picture or design printed from an engraving

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plushy

  • adjective satellite (of textures) resembling plush
    plush-like.
  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; lucullan; plush.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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cigar_band

  • noun a narrow paper band around a cigar

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veined

  • adjective satellite having or showing markings that resemble veins
    venose; veinlike.
  • verb make a veinlike pattern
    vein.

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sprigged

  • adjective satellite decorated with designs of sprigs
    • sprigged muslin

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mackinaw

  • noun a short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material
    Mackinaw coat.
  • noun a thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States
    Mackinaw blanket.

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mottled

  • adjective satellite having spots or patches of color
    dappled.
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; blotch; mottle.

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durable_press

  • noun a fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape
    permanent press.

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brownish

  • adjective satellite of a color similar to that of wood or earth
    brown; chocolate-brown; dark-brown.

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wash-and-wear

  • noun a fabric treated to be easily washable and to require no ironing
  • adjective satellite treated so as to be easily or quickly washed and dried and requiring little or no ironing
    drip-dry.
    • a wash-and-wear shirt

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buckram

  • noun a coarse cotton fabric stiffened with glue; used in bookbinding and to stiffen clothing
  • verb stiffen with or as with buckram
    • buckram the skirt

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sackcloth

  • noun a garment made of coarse sacking; formerly worn as an indication of remorse
  • noun a coarse cloth resembling sacking

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specked

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of dots
    flecked; stippled; dotted; speckled.
  • verb produce specks in or on
    speck.
    • speck the cloth

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crepe_marocain

  • noun a dress crepe; similar to Canton crepe
    marocain.

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canvass

  • noun the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
    canvas.
    • the crowded canvas of history
    • the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound
  • noun an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    public opinion poll; poll; opinion poll.

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dustcloth

  • noun a piece of cloth used for dusting
    duster; dustrag.

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bagging

  • noun coarse fabric used for bags or sacks
    sacking.
  • verb capture or kill, as in hunting
    bag.
    • bag a few pheasants

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aba

  • noun a loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth; worn by Arabs
  • noun a fabric woven from goat hair and camel hair

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pina_cloth

  • noun a fine cloth made from pineapple fibers

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diamante

  • noun adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
    spangle; sequin.
  • noun fabric covered with glittering ornaments such as sequins or rhinestones

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hatband

  • noun a band around the crown of a hat just above the brim

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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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blotched

  • adjective satellite marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots
    blotchy; splotched.
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; blotch; mottle.

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viscose_rayon

  • noun a rayon fabric made from viscose (cellulose xanthate) fibers
    viscose.

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suede_cloth

  • noun a fabric made to resemble suede leather
    suede.

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tag_end

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    rag; tatter; shred; tag.

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textured

  • adjective satellite having surface roughness
    rough-textured; coarse-textured.
    • a textured wall of stucco
    • a rough-textured tweed

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chino

  • noun trousers made with chino cloth
  • noun a coarse twilled cotton fabric frequently used for uniforms

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blackwash

  • noun an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation
    character assassination; assassination.
  • noun a mixture of calomel and limewater that is used on syphilitic sores
    black lotion.

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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multi-coloured

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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colored

  • noun a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive
    colored person.
  • verb add color to
    color in; colorise; color; colour; colour in; colourise; colourize; colorize.
    • The child colored the drawings
    • Fall colored the trees
    • colorize black and white film

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blotch

  • noun an irregularly shaped spot
    splotch; splodge.
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; mottle.

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colouration

  • noun the timbre of a musical sound
    color; colour; coloration.
    • the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music
  • noun appearance with regard to color
    coloration.
    • her healthy coloration

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needlepoint

  • noun lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern
    point lace.
  • noun embroidery consisting of allover embroidered canvas resembling tapestry
    needlepoint embroidery.

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save-all

  • noun a receptacle for catching waste products for further use
  • noun a sail set to catch wind spilled from a larger sail

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nylon

  • noun a thermoplastic polyamide; a family of strong resilient synthetic fibers
  • noun a synthetic fabric

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pillow

  • noun a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person
  • verb rest on or as if on a pillow
    rest.
    • pillow your head

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pinstripe

  • noun a suit made from a fabric with very thin stripes
  • noun a fabric with very thin stripes

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macintosh

  • noun a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
    mackintosh.
  • noun a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
    mackintosh; mac; mack.

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camelhair

  • noun a soft tan cloth made with the hair of a camel
    camel's hair.

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marked

  • adjective satellite strongly marked; easily noticeable
    pronounced.
    • walked with a marked limp
    • a pronounced flavor of cinnamon
  • verb attach a tag or label to
    mark; tag; label.
    • label these bottles

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remnant

  • noun a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists
    leftover.
  • noun a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
    oddment; remainder; end.

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duck

  • noun small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  • noun (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
    duck's egg.

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tulle

  • noun a fine (often starched) net used for veils or tutus or gowns

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remainder

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; rest; balance.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor

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marseille

  • noun strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern; used for bedspreads
  • noun a port city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean
    Marseilles.

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patched

  • adjective satellite mended usually clumsily by covering a hole with a patch
    • patched jeans
  • verb to join or unite the pieces of
    piece; patch.
    • patch the skirt

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filmy

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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chinchilla

  • noun the expensive silvery grey fur of the chinchilla
  • noun a thick twilled fabric of wool and cotton

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blotchy

  • adjective satellite marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots
    blotched; splotched.
  • adjective satellite marred by discolored spots or blotches
    • blotchy skin

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brinded

  • adjective satellite having a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats
    brindle; tabby; brindled.

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shagged

  • adjective satellite having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags
    shaggy.
    • junipers with shagged trunks
    • shaggy rugs
  • verb dance the shag
    shag.

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bedford_cord

  • noun a heavy corded fabric similar to corduroy; used for clothing

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white-ribbed

  • adjective satellite having white ribs

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marbled

  • adjective satellite patterned with veins or streaks or color resembling marble
    marbleised; marbleized.
    • marbleized pink skin
  • verb paint or stain like marble
    marble.
    • marble paper

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train

  • noun public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
    railroad train.
    • express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction
  • noun a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
    string.
    • a string of islands
    • train of mourners
    • a train of thought

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food_colouring

  • noun a digestible substance used to give color to food
    food coloring; food colour; coloring; colouring; food color.
    • food color made from vegetable dyes

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olive

  • noun small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
  • noun evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
    European olive tree; Olea europaea.

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harris_tweed

  • noun a loosely woven tweed made in the Outer Hebrides

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lungi

  • noun a long piece of brightly colored cloth (cotton or silk) used as clothing (a skirt or loincloth or sash etc.) in India and Pakistan and Burma
    lungyi; longyi.

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silesia

  • noun a sturdy twill-weave cotton fabric; used for pockets and linings
  • noun a region of central Europe rich in deposits of coal and iron ore; annexed by Prussia in 1742 but now largely in Poland
    Slezsko; Schlesien; Slask.

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chequered

  • adjective satellite patterned with alternating squares of color
    checkered; checked.
  • verb mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
    checker; check; chequer.

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fleece

  • noun the wool of a sheep or similar animal
  • noun tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing
    sheepskin.

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yellow-banded

  • adjective satellite having yellow bands

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duster

  • noun a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand
    sandstorm; sirocco; dust storm.
    • it was the kind of duster not experienced in years
  • noun a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
    gabardine; smock; dust coat; gaberdine.

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khadi

  • noun a coarse homespun cotton cloth made in India
    khaddar.

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tag

  • noun a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
    ticket.
  • noun a label associated with something for the purpose of identification
    • semantic tags were attached in order to identify different meanings of the word

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blemished

  • adjective marred by imperfections
  • verb mar or spoil the appearance of
    deface; blemish; disfigure.
    • scars defaced her cheeks
    • The vandals disfigured the statue

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fleecy

  • adjective satellite (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing
    brushed; napped.
    • a dress of brushed cotton
    • a fleecy lining
    • napped fabrics

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sheeting

  • noun fabric from which bed sheets are made
  • verb come down as if in sheets
    sheet.
    • The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon

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streak

  • noun an unbroken series of events
    run.
    • had a streak of bad luck
    • Nicklaus had a run of birdies
  • noun a distinctive characteristic
    • he has a stubborn streak
    • a streak of wildness

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rainproof

  • adjective satellite not permitting the passage of water
    waterproofed; waterproof.

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ground_cloth

  • noun a waterproofed piece of cloth spread on the ground (as under a tent) to protect from moisture
    groundsheet.

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marbleised

  • adjective satellite patterned with veins or streaks or color resembling marble
    marbled; marbleized.
    • marbleized pink skin
  • verb make something look like marble
    marbleize; marbleise.
    • marbleize the fireplace

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linsey-woolsey

  • noun a rough fabric of linen warp and wool or cotton woof

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imitation

  • noun the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
  • noun something copied or derived from an original

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tan

  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; burn; suntan.
  • noun a light brown the color of topaz
    topaz.

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tapestry

  • noun something that resembles a tapestry in its complex pictorial designs
    • the tapestry of European history
  • noun a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery
    tapis.

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haircloth

  • noun cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments
    hair.

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banding

  • noun a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    striation; band; stria.
    • chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands
    • the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps
  • noun an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
    band; stripe.

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lame

  • noun someone who doesn't understand what is going on
    square.
  • noun a fabric interwoven with threads of metal
    • she wore a gold lame dress

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meshwork

  • noun an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
    net; mesh; network; meshing.

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mousseline_de_sole

  • noun a gauze-like fabric of silk or rayon

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piebald

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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grogram

  • noun a coarse fabric of silk mixed with wool or mohair and often stiffened with gum

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drapery

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; drape; pall; mantle.
  • noun cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds

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terrycloth

  • noun a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
    terry cloth; terry.

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nubby

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    tweedy; nubbly; homespun; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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faille

  • noun a ribbed woven fabric of silk or rayon or cotton

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mat

  • noun a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
  • noun mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
    matting.

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freckle

  • noun a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
    lentigo.
  • verb become freckled
    • I freckle easily

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hankie

  • noun a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
    hanky; hankey; handkerchief.

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mesh

  • noun the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles
    • a 100 mesh screen
    • 100 mesh powdered cellulose
  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears

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floral

  • adjective satellite resembling or made of or suggestive of flowers
    flowered.
    • an unusual floral design
  • adjective relating to or associated with flowers
    • floral organs

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burled

  • adjective satellite (of wood) have a pattern from the grain of a tree burl
  • verb remove the burls from cloth
    burl.

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pigment

  • noun dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
  • noun any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color

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doeskin

  • noun soft leather from deerskin or lambskin
  • noun a fine smooth soft woolen fabric

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drape

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; pall; drapery; mantle.
  • noun the manner in which fabric hangs or falls
    • she adjusted the drape of her skirt

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crepe

  • noun paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations
    crepe paper.
  • noun small very thin pancake
    crape; French pancake.

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coat

  • noun an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coating.
    • a second coat of paint

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lentiginous

  • adjective satellite relating to or covered with or resembling freckles
    lentiginose; freckled.

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batiste

  • noun a thin plain-weave cotton or linen fabric; used for shirts or dresses

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swan's_down

  • noun soft woolen fabric used especially for baby clothes
  • noun down of the swan

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liner

  • noun (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter
    line drive.
    • the batter hit a liner to the shortstop
  • noun a protective covering that protects an inside surface
    lining.

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linen

  • noun a fabric woven with fibers from the flax plant
  • noun a high-quality paper made of linen fibers or with a linen finish
    linen paper.

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basket

  • noun a container that is usually woven and has handles
    handbasket.
  • noun the quantity contained in a basket
    basketful.

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watered-silk

  • noun silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern
    moire.

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stretch_mark

  • noun a narrow band resulting from tension on the skin (as on abdominal skin after pregnancy)

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cross-banded

  • adjective satellite (of snakes) having crossing bands on the back

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hairnet

  • noun a small net that some women wear over their hair to keep it in place

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cobwebby

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks
  • adjective satellite covered with cobwebs

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piece_of_cloth

  • noun a separate part consisting of fabric
    piece of material.

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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suiting

  • noun a fabric used for suits
  • verb be agreeable or acceptable to
    accommodate; fit; suit.
    • This suits my needs

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braid

  • noun a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
    twist; tress; plait.
  • noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    gold braid; braiding.

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freckled

  • adjective satellite relating to or covered with or resembling freckles
    lentiginous; lentiginose.
  • verb become freckled
    freckle.
    • I freckle easily

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laced

  • adjective closed with a lace
    tied.
    • snugly laced shoes
  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    twine; lace; interlace; intertwine; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts

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reseau

  • noun a net or mesh foundation for lace
  • noun a network of fine lines used by astronomers as a reference for measurements on star photographs

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mottling

  • noun the act of coloring with areas of different shades
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; blotch; mottle.

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hanky

  • noun a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
    hankey; hankie; handkerchief.

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varicolored

  • adjective satellite having a variety of colors
    varicoloured; variegated.
  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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permanent

  • noun a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
    permanent wave; perm.
  • adjective continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
    lasting.
    • permanent secretary to the president
    • permanent address
    • literature of permanent value

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dimity

  • noun a strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern; used for bedcovers and curtains

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stippled

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of dots
    flecked; specked; dotted; speckled.
  • verb engrave by means of dots and flicks
    stipple.

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longyi

  • noun a long piece of brightly colored cloth (cotton or silk) used as clothing (a skirt or loincloth or sash etc.) in India and Pakistan and Burma
    lungyi; lungi.

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shag

  • noun a strong coarse tobacco that has been shredded
  • noun a matted tangle of hair or fiber
    • the dog's woolly shag

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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foulard

  • noun a light plain-weave or twill-weave silk or silklike fabric (usually with a printed design)

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tucker

  • noun a sewer who tucks
  • noun United States anarchist influential before World War I (1854-1939)
    Benjamin Ricketson Tucker.

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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velcro

  • verb fasten with Velcro
    • velcro the belt
  • noun nylon fabric used as a fastening

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yellow-marked

  • adjective satellite having yellow marks

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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stripe

  • noun an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
    band; banding.
  • noun a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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streaky

  • adjective satellite marked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations
    streaked.
    • streaked hair
    • fat legs and dirty streaky faces

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multi-color

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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cashmere

  • noun a soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat
  • noun the wool of the Kashmir goat

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arrester

  • noun a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier
    arrester hook.

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jacquard

  • noun a highly figured fabric woven on a Jacquard loom
  • noun French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)
    Joseph M. Jacquard; Joseph Marie Jacquard.

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particoloured

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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multicolored

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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red-streaked

  • adjective satellite having red stripes
    red-striped; reddish-striped.

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oilcloth

  • noun cloth treated on one side with a drying oil or synthetic resin

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twill

  • noun a weave used to produce the effect of parallel diagonal ribs
    twill weave.
  • noun a cloth with parallel diagonal lines or ribs

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silky

  • adjective satellite having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
    silken; silklike; slick; sleek; satiny.
    • glossy auburn hair
    • satiny gardenia petals
    • sleek black fur
    • silken eyelashes
    • silky skin
    • a silklike fabric
    • slick seals and otters

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canvas

  • noun a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
    canvass.
  • noun an oil painting on canvas fabric
    canvass.

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huck

  • noun toweling consisting of coarse absorbent cotton or linen fabric
    huckaback.

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network

  • noun an interconnected system of things or people
    web.
    • he owned a network of shops
    • retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life
    • tangled in a web of cloth
  • noun (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
    • the networks compete to broadcast important sports events

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rep

  • noun informal abbreviation of `representative'
  • noun a fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs
    repp.

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gossamer

  • noun a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture
  • noun filaments from a web that was spun by a spider
    cobweb.

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plush-like

  • adjective satellite (of textures) resembling plush
    plushy.

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chine

  • noun cut of meat or fish including at least part of the backbone
  • noun backbone of an animal

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multicoloured

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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brindled

  • adjective satellite having a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats
    brindle; brinded; tabby.

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lacelike

  • adjective satellite made of or resembling lace
    lacy.
    • a lacy gown
    • a lacy leaf

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crepe_de_chine

  • noun a very thin crepe of silk or silklike fabric

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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chambray

  • noun a lightweight fabric woven with white threads across a colored warp

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fiber

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fibre.
  • noun coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
    roughage.

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hankey

  • noun a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
    hanky; hankie; handkerchief.

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hopsack

  • noun a loosely woven coarse fabric of cotton or linen; used in clothing
    hopsacking.

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sarcenet

  • noun a fine soft silk fabric often used for linings
    sarsenet.

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duffle

  • noun a large cylindrical bag of heavy cloth; for carrying personal belongings
    duffel; duffle bag; duffel bag.
  • noun a coarse heavy woolen fabric
    duffel.

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chamois_cloth

  • noun a piece of chamois used for washing windows or cars

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knit

  • noun a fabric made by knitting
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain; plain stitch; knit stitch.

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sparker

  • noun a wire net to stop sparks from an open fireplace or smokestack
    spark arrester.

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shaggy

  • adjective satellite used of hair; thick and poorly groomed
    shaggy-haired; shaggy-coated; bushy.
    • bushy locks
    • a shaggy beard
  • adjective satellite having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags
    shagged.
    • junipers with shagged trunks
    • shaggy rugs

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speckled

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of dots
    flecked; specked; stippled; dotted.
  • verb produce a mottled effect
    stipple; speckle.
    • The sunlight stippled the trees

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shred

  • noun a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
    smidge; smidgeon; scintilla; iota; smidgin; whit; smidgen; tittle.
  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    rag; tatter; tag; tag end.

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satiny

  • adjective satellite having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
    silken; silky; silklike; slick; sleek.
    • glossy auburn hair
    • satiny gardenia petals
    • sleek black fur
    • silken eyelashes
    • silky skin
    • a silklike fabric
    • slick seals and otters

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guimpe

  • noun a piece of starched cloth covering the shoulders of a nun's habit
  • noun a short blouse with sleeves that is worn under a jumper or pinafore dress

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aertex

  • noun a trademark for a loosely woven cotton fabric that is used to make shirts and underwear

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crape

  • noun small very thin pancake
    crepe; French pancake.
  • noun a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface
    crepe.

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viyella

  • noun a fabric made from a twilled mixture of cotton and wool

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shantung

  • noun a heavy silk fabric with a rough surface (or a cotton imitation)

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hopsacking

  • noun a loosely woven coarse fabric of cotton or linen; used in clothing
    hopsack.

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wash

  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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grosgrain

  • noun a silk or silklike fabric with crosswise ribs

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cobweb

  • noun a fabric so delicate and transparent as to resemble a web of a spider
  • noun filaments from a web that was spun by a spider
    gossamer.

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brocade

  • noun thick heavy expensive material with a raised pattern
  • verb weave a design into (textiles)

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brown-speckled

  • adjective satellite having brown speckles
    brownish-speckled.

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seersucker

  • noun a light puckered fabric (usually striped)

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sheer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb cause to sheer
    • She sheered her car around the obstacle

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checked

  • adjective satellite patterned with alternating squares of color
    checkered; chequered.
  • verb examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
    check into; go over; suss out; check over; check up on; look into; check out; check.
    • check the brakes
    • Check out the engine

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brownish-striped

  • adjective satellite having brown stripes
    brown-striped.

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durable

  • adjective satellite existing for a long time
    long-lived; long-lasting; lasting.
    • hopes for a durable peace
    • a long-lasting friendship
  • adjective satellite capable of withstanding wear and tear and decay
    long-wearing.
    • durable denim jeans

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waterproofed

  • adjective satellite not permitting the passage of water
    rainproof; waterproof.
  • verb make watertight
    waterproof.
    • Waterproof the coat

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chintz

  • noun a brightly printed and glazed cotton fabric

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red-striped

  • adjective satellite having red stripes
    reddish-striped; red-streaked.

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black-barred

  • adjective satellite having a pattern consisting of black bars

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dacron

  • noun a kind of polyester fabric
    Terylene.

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double_knit

  • noun a knit fabric similar to jersey that is made with two sets of needles producing a double thickness joined by interlocking stitches

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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wire_cloth

  • noun fabric woven of metallic wire

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hue

  • noun the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
    chromaticity.
  • verb take on color or become colored
    • In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey

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streaked

  • adjective satellite marked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations
    streaky.
    • streaked hair
    • fat legs and dirty streaky faces
  • verb move quickly in a straight line
    streak.
    • The plane streaked across the sky

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sateen

  • noun a cotton fabric with a satiny finish

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velvet-textured

  • adjective satellite smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
    velvety; velvet.

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huckaback

  • noun toweling consisting of coarse absorbent cotton or linen fabric
    huck.

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sponge_cloth

  • noun any soft porous fabric (especially in a loose honeycomb weave)

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slashed

  • adjective satellite patterned by having color applied with sweeping strokes
    • brown iris...slashed with yellow"- Willa Cather
  • verb cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
    slash; cut down.

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brushed

  • adjective satellite touched lightly in passing; grazed against
    • of all the people brushed against in a normal day on a city street I remember not a one
  • verb rub with a brush, or as if with a brush
    brush.
    • Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket

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grillwork

  • noun mesh netting made of wires
    wirework.
  • noun a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate
    grill; grille.
    • he cooked hamburgers on the grill

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meshing

  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; mesh; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears
  • noun an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
    meshwork; net; mesh; network.

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wide

  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    broad.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river
  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers

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silklike

  • adjective satellite having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
    silken; silky; slick; sleek; satiny.
    • glossy auburn hair
    • satiny gardenia petals
    • sleek black fur
    • silken eyelashes
    • silky skin
    • a silklike fabric
    • slick seals and otters

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upholstery

  • noun covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
  • noun the craft of upholstering

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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grey

  • noun any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
    gray.
    • the Confederate army was a vast grey
  • noun United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Zane Grey.

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stammel

  • noun a coarse woolen cloth formerly used for undergarments and usually dyed bright red

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permanent_press

  • noun a fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape
    durable press.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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rag

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    tatter; shred; tag; tag end.
  • noun a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
    rag week.

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percale

  • noun a fine closely woven cotton fabric

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handkerchief

  • noun a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
    hanky; hankey; hankie.

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tiger-striped

  • adjective satellite having stripes resembling those of a tiger

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sheet

  • noun any broad thin expanse or surface
    • a sheet of ice
  • noun paper used for writing or printing
    sheet of paper; piece of paper.

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ringed

  • adjective satellite shaped like a ring
    ring-shaped; annulate; annulated; annular; doughnut-shaped; circinate.
  • verb sound loudly and sonorously
    ring; peal.
    • the bells rang

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chicken_wire

  • noun a galvanized wire network with a hexagonal mesh; used to build fences

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camouflage

  • noun an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
    disguise.
    • the theatrical notion of disguise is always associated with catastrophe in his stories
  • noun fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background
    camo.

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metallic

  • noun a fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely of metal
  • noun a yarn made partly or entirely of metal

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terry

  • noun a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
    terrycloth; terry cloth.
  • noun English actress (1847-1928)
    Dame Ellen Terry; Dame Alice Ellen Terry.

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bobbin

  • noun a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
    spool; reel.

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gauze_bandage

  • noun (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings
    gauze.

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tapis

  • noun a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery
    tapestry.

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macrame

  • noun a relatively coarse lace; made by weaving and knotting cords
  • verb make knotted patterns
    • macrame a plant holder

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baize

  • noun a bright green fabric napped to resemble felt; used to cover gaming tables

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upholstery_material

  • noun the fabric used in upholstering

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nubbly

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; tweedy; homespun; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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multi-colour

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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dustrag

  • noun a piece of cloth used for dusting
    dustcloth; duster.

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patterned

  • adjective having patterns (especially colorful patterns)
  • verb plan or create according to a model or models
    pattern; model.

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polyester

  • noun any of numerous synthetic resins; they are light and strong and weather resistant
  • noun a complex ester used for making fibers or resins or plastics or as a plasticizer

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bunting

  • noun a loosely woven fabric used for flags, etc.
  • noun any of numerous seed-eating songbirds of Europe or North America

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cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

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lentigo

  • noun a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
    freckle.

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batik

  • noun a dyed fabric; a removable wax is used where the dye is not wanted
  • verb dye with wax
    • Indonesian fabrics are often batiked

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barred

  • adjective satellite preventing entry or exit or a course of action
    barricaded; blockaded.
    • a barricaded street
    • barred doors
    • the blockaded harbor
  • verb prevent from entering; keep out
    debar; bar; exclude.
    • He was barred from membership in the club

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camo

  • noun fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background
    camouflage.

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salt

  • noun a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; table salt.

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stockinette

  • noun knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments
    stockinet.

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gore

  • noun coagulated blood from a wound
  • noun Vice President of the United States under Bill Clinton (born in 1948)
    Al Gore; Albert Gore Jr..

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homespun

  • noun a rough loosely woven fabric originally made with yarn that was spun at home
  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; tweedy; nubbly; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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satinette

  • noun a fabric with a finish resembling satin but made partly or wholly from cotton or synthetic fiber
    satinet.

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wide_wale

  • noun corduroy with wide ribs

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marbleized

  • adjective satellite patterned with veins or streaks or color resembling marble
    marbled; marbleised.
    • marbleized pink skin
  • verb make something look like marble
    marbleize; marbleise.
    • marbleize the fireplace

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striate

  • verb mark with striae or striations
  • adjective marked with stria or striations

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velvety

  • adjective satellite smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
    velvet-textured; velvet.
  • adjective satellite resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface
    velvet.

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chicken

  • noun the flesh of a chicken used for food
    poulet; volaille.
  • noun a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
    Gallus gallus.

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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woolen

  • noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
    wool; woollen.
  • adjective of or related to or made of wool
    woollen.
    • a woolen sweater

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fibre

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fiber.
  • noun any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)
    fiber.

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coloring

  • noun a digestible substance used to give color to food
    food coloring; food colouring; food colour; colouring; food color.
    • food color made from vegetable dyes
  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    color; colour; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light

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boucle

  • noun a fabric of uneven yarn that has an uneven knobby effect

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calico

  • noun coarse cloth with a bright print
  • adjective made of calico or resembling calico in being patterned
    • calico dresses
    • a calico cat

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tapa

  • noun the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus
    tappa bark; tappa; tapa bark.
  • noun a paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by pounding tapa bark
    tappa.

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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screening

  • noun the display of a motion picture
    viewing; showing.
  • noun fabric of metal or plastic mesh

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wool

  • noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
    woolen; woollen.
  • noun fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving

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safety_net

  • noun a guarantee of professional or financial security
  • noun a large strong net to catch circus acrobats who fall or jump from a trapeze

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velours

  • noun heavy fabric that resembles velvet
    velour.
  • noun heavy fabric that resembles velvet
    velour.

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purple-spotted

  • adjective satellite having purple spots

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sacking

  • noun coarse fabric used for bags or sacks
    bagging.
  • noun the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
    dismissal; firing; sack; liberation; release; discharge; dismission.

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waterproof

  • noun any fabric impervious to water
  • noun a water-resistant coat
    raincoat.

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nankeen

  • noun a durable fabric formerly loomed by hand in China from natural cotton having a yellowish color

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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repp

  • noun a fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs
    rep.

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velveteen

  • noun a usually cotton fabric with a short pile imitating velvet

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tammy

  • noun plain-woven (often glazed) fabric of wool or wool and cotton used especially formerly for linings and garments and curtains
  • noun a woolen cap of Scottish origin
    tam; tam-o'-shanter.

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venose

  • adjective satellite having or showing markings that resemble veins
    veined; veinlike.

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striped

  • adjective satellite marked or decorated with stripes
    stripy.
  • verb mark with stripes
    stripe.

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silk

  • noun a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae
  • noun animal fibers produced by silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders

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groundsheet

  • noun a waterproofed piece of cloth spread on the ground (as under a tent) to protect from moisture
    ground cloth.

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bar

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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leather

  • noun an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
  • verb whip with a leather strap

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tabby

  • noun a cat with a grey or tawny coat mottled with black
    tabby cat.
  • noun female cat
    queen.

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lentiginose

  • adjective satellite relating to or covered with or resembling freckles
    lentiginous; freckled.

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patch

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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whipcord

  • noun closely twisted hard cord used for the lashes of whips
  • noun a strong worsted or cotton fabric with a diagonal rib

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balbriggan

  • noun a cotton knit fabric used for underwear

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neckband

  • noun a band around the collar of a garment
  • noun a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
    collar.

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wirework

  • noun mesh netting made of wires
    grillwork.

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spotted

  • adjective satellite having spots or patches (small areas of contrasting color or texture)
    patched; spotty.
    • a field patched with ice and snow
    • the wall had a spotty speckled effect
    • a black-and-white spotted cow
  • verb catch sight of
    espy; spot; descry; spy.

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splotched

  • adjective satellite marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots
    blotchy; blotched.
  • verb blotch or spot
    splotch.

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camel's_hair

  • noun a soft tan cloth made with the hair of a camel
    camelhair.

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vicuna

  • noun the wool of the vicuna
  • noun a soft wool fabric made from the fleece of the vicuna

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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violet

  • noun any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers
  • noun a variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum
    reddish blue.

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oddment

  • noun a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
    remainder; remnant; end.
  • noun something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
    oddity; rarity; peculiarity; curiosity; curio.

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wire

  • noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    conducting wire.

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madras

  • noun a light patterned cotton cloth
  • noun a state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh); formerly Madras
    Tamil Nadu.

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dungaree

  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    denim; jean.

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see-through

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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sail

  • noun a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    canvass; canvas; sheet.
  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    cruise.

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plush

  • noun a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet
  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; lucullan; plushy.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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bombazine

  • noun a twilled fabric used for dresses; the warp is silk and the weft is worsted
    • black bombazine is frequently used for mourning garments

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black-and-tan

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of black and tan

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paisley

  • noun a soft wool fabric with a colorful swirled pattern of curved shapes

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checkered

  • adjective satellite patterned with alternating squares of color
    checked; chequered.
  • verb mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
    checker; check; chequer.

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multicolour

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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sole

  • noun the underside of footwear or a golf club
  • noun lean flesh of any of several flatfish
    fillet of sole.

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varicoloured

  • adjective satellite having a variety of colors
    varicolored; variegated.
  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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wear

  • noun impairment resulting from long use
    • the tires showed uneven wear
  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; vesture; clothing; wearable; article of clothing.

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horsehair

  • noun hair taken from the mane or tail of a horse
  • noun a fabric made from fibers taken from the mane or tail of horses; used for upholstery

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maroon-spotted

  • adjective satellite having maroon spots

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shirttail

  • noun a brief addendum at the end of a newspaper article
  • noun fabric forming the tail of a shirt

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towelling

  • noun any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels
    toweling.
  • verb wipe with a towel
    towel.
    • towel your hair dry

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lungyi

  • noun a long piece of brightly colored cloth (cotton or silk) used as clothing (a skirt or loincloth or sash etc.) in India and Pakistan and Burma
    longyi; lungi.

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figured

  • adjective satellite (of e.g. fabric design) adorned with patterns
    • my dress is richly figured"- Amy Lowell
  • verb judge to be probable
    calculate; figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

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vaporous

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks
  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of vapor
    vapourous; vapourific; vaporish; vaporific; vapourish.
    • vaporous clouds

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basket_weave

  • noun a cloth woven of two or more threads interlaced to suggest the weave of a basket

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multicolor

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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suede

  • noun leather with a napped surface
    suede leather.
  • noun a fabric made to resemble suede leather
    suede cloth.

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multi-colored

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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canopy

  • noun the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
  • noun the umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air

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tinge

  • noun a slight but appreciable amount
    jot; speck; hint; pinch; soupcon; touch; mite.
    • this dish could use a touch of garlic
  • noun a pale or subdued color
    undertone.

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jersey

  • noun a close-fitting pullover shirt
    T-shirt; tee shirt.
  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
    Garden State; NJ; New Jersey.

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wale

  • noun a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
    wheal; weal; welt.
  • noun thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship
    strake.

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spandex

  • noun an elastic synthetic fabric

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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denim

  • noun (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear
    blue jean; jean.
  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    jean; dungaree.

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matte

  • noun a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted
  • noun the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
    matt; mat; lusterlessness; lustrelessness; flatness.

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tessellated

  • adjective satellite having a checkered or mottled appearance
  • verb fit together exactly, of identical shapes
    tessellate.
    • triangles tessellate

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brindle

  • adjective satellite having a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats
    brinded; tabby; brindled.

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chenille

  • noun a soft tufted cord used in embroidery
    chenille cord.
  • noun a heavy fabric woven with chenille cord; used in rugs and bedspreads

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organza

  • noun a fabric made of silk or a silklike fabric that resembles organdy

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terylene

  • noun a kind of polyester fabric
    Dacron.

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tint

  • noun a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
    tone; tincture; shade.
    • after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted
  • verb color lightly
    touch; tinct; tinge.
    • her greying hair was tinged blond
    • the leaves were tinged red in November

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camlet

  • noun a garment made of camlet fabric
  • noun a fabric of Asian origin; originally made of silk and camel's hair

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stretch

  • noun a large and unbroken expanse or distance
    • a stretch of highway
    • a stretch of clear water
  • noun the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
    reach; reaching.

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mark

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; score.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; marking.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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lisle

  • noun a fabric woven with lisle thread
  • noun a strong tightly twisted cotton thread (usually made of long-staple cotton)
    lisle thread.

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pepper-and-salt

  • noun a fabric woven with flecks of light and dark

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veinlike

  • adjective satellite having or showing markings that resemble veins
    venose; veined.

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tappa

  • noun the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus
    tapa; tappa bark; tapa bark.
  • noun a paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by pounding tapa bark
    tapa.

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monk's_cloth

  • noun a heavy cloth in basket weave

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painted

  • adjective coated with paint
    • freshly painted lawn furniture
  • verb make a painting
    paint.
    • he painted all day in the garden
    • He painted a painting of the garden

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food_colour

  • noun a digestible substance used to give color to food
    food coloring; food colouring; coloring; colouring; food color.
    • food color made from vegetable dyes

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tiger

  • noun a fierce or audacious person
    • he's a tiger on the tennis court
    • it aroused the tiger in me
  • noun large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered
    Panthera tigris.

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striation

  • noun any of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or ridges in muscle tissue
    stria.
  • noun a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    band; banding; stria.
    • chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands
    • the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps

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moreen

  • noun a heavy fabric of wool (or wool and cotton) used mostly in upholstery or for curtains

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acetate

  • noun a salt or ester of acetic acid
    ethanoate.
  • noun a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate
    acetate rayon.

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reddish-striped

  • adjective satellite having red stripes
    red-striped; red-streaked.

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yellow-spotted

  • adjective satellite having yellow spots

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pilot

  • noun someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
    airplane pilot.
  • noun a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor

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cretonne

  • noun an unglazed heavy fabric; brightly printed; used for slipcovers and draperies

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reddish

  • adjective satellite of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
    scarlet; cherry; crimson; blood-red; cerise; cherry-red; carmine; ruby-red; ruby; red; ruddy.

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plait

  • noun a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
    twist; braid; tress.
  • noun any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape
    pleat.

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spotty

  • adjective satellite having spots or patches (small areas of contrasting color or texture)
    spotted; patched.
    • a field patched with ice and snow
    • the wall had a spotty speckled effect
    • a black-and-white spotted cow
  • adjective satellite lacking consistency
    uneven; scratchy.
    • the golfer hit the ball well but his putting was spotty

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chamois

  • noun a soft suede leather formerly from the skin of the chamois antelope but now from sheepskin
    chamois leather; chammy leather; shammy; shammy leather; chammy.
  • noun hoofed mammal of mountains of Eurasia having upright horns with backward-hooked tips
    Rupicapra rupicapra.

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polychrome

  • noun a piece of work composed of or decorated in many colors
  • verb color with many colors; make polychrome
    polychromise; polychromize.

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napped

  • adjective satellite (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing
    brushed; fleecy.
    • a dress of brushed cotton
    • a fleecy lining
    • napped fabrics
  • verb take a siesta
    nap; catnap; catch a wink.
    • She naps everyday after lunch for an hour

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vulcanized

  • adjective satellite (used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity)
    vulcanised; cured.
  • verb undergo vulcanization
    vulcanize; vulcanise.
    • vulcanize rubber

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coating

  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coat.
    • a second coat of paint
  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; finish.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly

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pinstriped

  • adjective satellite having very thin stripes

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woollen

  • noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
    woolen; wool.
  • adjective of or related to or made of wool
    woolen.
    • a woolen sweater

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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textile

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    cloth; material; fabric.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress
  • adjective of or relating to fabrics or fabric making
    • textile research

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motley

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; variety; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun a garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume)

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narrow_wale

  • noun corduroy with narrow ribs

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toweling

  • noun any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels
    towelling.
  • verb wipe with a towel
    towel.
    • towel your hair dry

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gauze-like

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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stripy

  • adjective satellite marked or decorated with stripes
    striped.

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imitation_leather

  • noun fabric made to look like leather
    leatherette.

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dust_sheet

  • noun a large piece of cloth used to cover furniture that is not in use for a long period
    dust cover.

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dark-spotted

  • adjective satellite having dark spots

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colouring

  • noun a digestible substance used to give color to food
    food coloring; food colouring; food colour; coloring; food color.
    • food color made from vegetable dyes
  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    color; colour; coloring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light

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dust

  • noun fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
    • the furniture was covered with dust
  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    detritus; junk; debris; rubble.

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fustian

  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    blah; bombast; claptrap; rant.
  • noun a strong cotton and linen fabric with a slight nap

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collar

  • noun a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
    neckband.
  • noun (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal

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weave

  • noun pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
  • verb interlace by or as if by weaving
    interweave.

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narrow

  • noun a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
  • verb make or become more narrow or restricted
    contract.
    • The selection was narrowed
    • The road narrowed

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colour

  • noun any material used for its color
    color; coloring material; colouring material.
    • she used a different color for the trim
  • noun a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
    color; people of color; people of colour.

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white-blotched

  • adjective satellite having blotches of white

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banded

  • adjective identified with a band especially around a leg
    • kept watch for the return of their banded birds
  • verb bind or tie together, as with a band
    band.

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drip

  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    trickle; dribble.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • noun the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    dripping.
    • the constant sound of dripping irritated him

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trousering

  • noun any fabric used to make trousers
    panting.

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spark_arrester

  • noun electrical device to reduce sparking when electrical contacts are opened or closed
  • noun a wire net to stop sparks from an open fireplace or smokestack
    sparker.

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vulcanized_fiber

  • noun a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth
    fibre; fiber.

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mottle

  • noun an irregular arrangement of patches of color
    • it was not dull grey as distance had suggested, but a mottle of khaki and black and olive-green
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; blotch.

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spark

  • noun a momentary flash of light
    glint; flicker.
  • noun merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    sparkle; light; twinkle.
    • he had a sparkle in his eye
    • there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes

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jean

  • noun (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear
    blue jean; denim.
  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    denim; dungaree.

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sarsenet

  • noun a fine soft silk fabric often used for linings
    sarcenet.

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tweedy

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; nubbly; homespun; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns
  • adjective satellite (of country gentry) informal, clannish and outdoorsy

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wincey

  • noun a plain or twilled fabric of wool and cotton used especially for warm shirts or skirts and pajamas

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canton_flannel

  • noun a stout cotton fabric with nap on only one side
    cotton flannel.

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brussels_lace

  • noun fine lace with a raised or applique design

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touch

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touching.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    sense of touch; touch modality; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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tone

  • noun the quality of a person's voice
    tone of voice.
    • he began in a conversational tone
    • he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
  • noun (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
    • the Beijing dialect uses four tones

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satin

  • noun a smooth fabric of silk or rayon; has a glossy face and a dull back

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pongee

  • noun a soft thin cloth woven from raw silk (or an imitation)

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web

  • noun an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving
    • the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn
  • noun an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim
    entanglement.

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tick

  • noun a metallic tapping sound
    ticking.
    • he counted the ticks of the clock
  • noun any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals

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transparent

  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    crystal clear; lucid; limpid; pellucid; crystalline.
    • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
    • crystal clear skies
    • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
    • lucid air
    • a pellucid brook
    • transparent crystal
  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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duffel

  • noun a large cylindrical bag of heavy cloth; for carrying personal belongings
    duffle bag; duffle; duffel bag.
  • noun a coarse heavy woolen fabric
    duffle.

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food_coloring

  • noun a digestible substance used to give color to food
    food colouring; food colour; coloring; colouring; food color.
    • food color made from vegetable dyes

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save

  • noun (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
    • the goalie made a brilliant save
    • the relief pitcher got credit for a save
  • verb save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    relieve; salvage; salve.

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yellow-striped

  • adjective satellite having yellow stripes

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silken

  • adjective satellite having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
    silky; silklike; slick; sleek; satiny.
    • glossy auburn hair
    • satiny gardenia petals
    • sleek black fur
    • silken eyelashes
    • silky skin
    • a silklike fabric
    • slick seals and otters

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pointillist

  • noun a painter who uses the technique of pointillism
  • adjective satellite of or relating to pointillism
    pointillistic.

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frieze

  • noun an architectural ornament consisting of a horizontal sculptured band between the architrave and the cornice
  • noun a heavy woolen fabric with a long nap

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organdie

  • noun a sheer stiff muslin
    organdy.

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drop_cloth

  • noun a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
    drop; drop curtain.
  • noun a large piece of cloth laid over the floor or furniture while a room is being painted

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pied

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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bib

  • noun top part of an apron; covering the chest
  • noun a napkin tied under the chin of a child while eating

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dark

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    darkness.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness

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bandage

  • noun a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
    patch.
  • verb wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
    bind.

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camel

  • noun cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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pointillism

  • noun a school of painters who used a technique of painting with tiny dots of pure colors that would blend in the viewer's eye; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers late in 19th century France
  • noun a genre of painting characterized by the application of paint in dots and small strokes; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers in late 19th century France

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flannel

  • noun a soft light woolen fabric; used for clothing
  • noun bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and body
    washcloth; face cloth; washrag.

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moire

  • noun silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern
    watered-silk.
  • adjective satellite (of silk fabric) having a wavelike pattern
    watered.

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towel

  • noun a rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping
  • verb wipe with a towel
    • towel your hair dry

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like

  • noun a similar kind
    the likes of; the like.
    • dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here
  • noun a kind of person
    ilk.
    • We'll not see his like again
    • I can't tolerate people of his ilk

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broadcloth

  • noun a densely textured woolen fabric with a lustrous finish
  • noun a closely woven silk or synthetic fabric with a narrow crosswise rib

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moquette

  • noun a thick velvety synthetic fabric used for carpets and soft upholstery

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diaphanous

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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stockinet

  • noun knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments
    stockinette.

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ninon

  • noun a fine strong sheer silky fabric made of silk or rayon or nylon

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canton_crepe

  • noun a soft thick crinkled dress crepe; heavier than crepe de Chine

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dust_cover

  • noun a paper jacket for a book; a jacket on which promotional information is usually printed
    dust wrapper; dust jacket; book jacket.
  • noun a large piece of cloth used to cover furniture that is not in use for a long period
    dust sheet.

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watered

  • adjective satellite (of silk fabric) having a wavelike pattern
    moire.
  • verb supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams
    water; irrigate.
    • Water the fields

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hair

  • noun a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss
    • he combed his hair
    • each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells
  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair's-breadth; whisker; hairsbreadth.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker

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scrim

  • noun a firm open-weave fabric used for a curtain in the theater

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webbing

  • noun something forming a web (as between the toes of birds)
  • noun a narrow closely woven tape; used in upholstery or for seat belts

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purple

  • noun a purple color or pigment
    purpleness.
  • noun of imperial status
    • he was born to the purple

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slick

  • noun a slippery smoothness
    slickness; slipperiness; slip.
    • he could feel the slickness of the tiller
  • noun a magazine printed on good quality paper
    glossy; slick magazine.

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etamin

  • noun a soft cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh; used for curtains or clothing etc.
    etamine.

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terry_cloth

  • noun a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
    terrycloth; terry.

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slubbed

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; tweedy; nubbly; homespun.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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pointillistic

  • adjective satellite of or relating to pointillism
    pointillist.

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cord

  • noun a line made of twisted fibers or threads
    • the bundle was tied with a cord
  • noun a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet

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pepper

  • noun climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam
    common pepper; Piper nigrum; black pepper; Madagascar pepper; white pepper.
  • noun any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
    capsicum; capsicum pepper plant.

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khaki

  • noun a sturdy twilled cloth of a yellowish brown color used especially for military uniforms
  • adjective satellite of a yellowish brown color

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damask

  • noun a table linen made from linen with a damask pattern
  • noun a fabric of linen or cotton or silk or wool with a reversible pattern woven into it

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herringbone

  • noun a twilled fabric with a herringbone pattern
  • noun a pattern of columns of short parallel lines with all the lines in one column sloping one way and lines in adjacent columns sloping the other way; it is used in weaving, masonry, parquetry, embroidery
    herringbone pattern.

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bobbin_lace

  • noun a handmade lace worked on a pillow with threads wound on bobbins; the pattern is marked out on the pillow by pins
    pillow lace.

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yoke

  • noun fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
  • noun an oppressive power
    • under the yoke of a tyrant
    • they threw off the yoke of domination

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leatherette

  • noun fabric made to look like leather
    imitation leather.

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panel

  • noun sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something
  • noun a committee appointed to judge a competition
    jury.

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tricot

  • noun a knitted fabric or one resembling knitting

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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ribbed

  • adjective furnished or strengthened with ribs
  • verb form vertical ribs by knitting
    rib.
    • A ribbed sweater

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vapourous

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks
  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of vapor
    vaporous; vapourific; vaporish; vaporific; vapourish.
    • vaporous clouds

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belting

  • noun the material of which belts are made
  • verb sing loudly and forcefully
    belt out; belt.

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purple-veined

  • adjective satellite (of flowers) showing purple markings that resemble veins

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azure

  • noun a light shade of blue
    sky-blue; lazuline; sapphire; cerulean.
  • verb color azure
    • Morning azured the village

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gauze

  • noun (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings
    gauze bandage.
  • noun a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
    netting; veiling.

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stria

  • noun any of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or ridges in muscle tissue
    striation.
  • noun a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    striation; band; banding.
    • chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands
    • the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps

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dappled

  • adjective satellite having spots or patches of color
    mottled.
  • verb colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    dapple; cloud; mottle.

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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gauzy

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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worsted

  • noun a woolen fabric with a hard textured surface and no nap; woven of worsted yarns "he wore a worsted suit"
  • noun a tightly twisted woolen yarn spun from long-staple wool
    worsted yarn.

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alpaca

  • noun wool of the alpaca
  • noun a thin glossy fabric made of the wool of the Lama pacos, or made of a rayon or cotton imitation of that wool

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fabric

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    textile; cloth; material.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress
  • noun the underlying structure
    framework.
    • providing a factual framework for future research
    • it is part of the fabric of society

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elastic

  • noun a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) together
    rubber band; elastic band.
  • noun a fabric made of yarns containing an elastic material

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snood

  • noun an ornamental net in the shape of a bag that confines a woman's hair; pins or ties at the back of the head

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drip-dry

  • verb dry by hanging up wet
  • adjective satellite treated so as to be easily or quickly washed and dried and requiring little or no ironing
    wash-and-wear.
    • a wash-and-wear shirt

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khaddar

  • noun a coarse homespun cotton cloth made in India
    khadi.

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mohair

  • noun fabric made with yarn made from the silky hair of the Angora goat

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olive_drab

  • noun a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown
    drab.
  • noun military uniform of the United States Army; made from cloth of a dull olive color
    olive-drab uniform.

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white-streaked

  • adjective satellite having white streaks

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filet

  • noun a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
    fillet.
  • noun a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
    fish filet; fish fillet; fillet.

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sailcloth

  • noun a strong fabric (such as cotton canvas) used for making sails and tents

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lint

  • noun fine ravellings of cotton or linen fibers
  • noun cotton or linen fabric with the nap raised on one side; used to dress wounds

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cloth

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    textile; material; fabric.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress

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diaper

  • noun garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement
    napkin; nappy.
  • noun a fabric (usually cotton or linen) with a distinctive woven pattern of small repeated figures

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point_lace

  • noun lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern
    needlepoint.

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corduroy

  • noun a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton
    cord.
  • noun a road made of logs laid crosswise

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cotton_flannel

  • noun a stout cotton fabric with nap on only one side
    Canton flannel.

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sponge

  • noun a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used
  • noun someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily
    quick study.
    • she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge

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crinoline

  • noun a skirt stiffened with hoops
    hoopskirt.
  • noun a full stiff petticoat made of crinoline fabric

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netting

  • noun a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
    gauze; veiling.
  • noun creating nets

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piece

  • noun a separate part of a whole
    • an important piece of the evidence
  • noun an item that is an instance of some type;
    • he designed a new piece of equipment
    • she bought a lovely piece of china

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flecked

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of dots
    specked; stippled; dotted; speckled.
  • verb make a spot or mark onto
    fleck; blot; spot; blob.
    • The wine spotted the tablecloth

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pillow_lace

  • noun a handmade lace worked on a pillow with threads wound on bobbins; the pattern is marked out on the pillow by pins
    bobbin lace.

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russet

  • noun a reddish brown homespun fabric
  • adjective satellite of brown with a reddish tinge

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veiling

  • noun a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
    gauze; netting.
  • verb to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
    veil.
    • women in Afghanistan veil their faces

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challis

  • noun a soft lightweight fabric (usually printed)

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black-marked

  • adjective satellite having black marks

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maroon

  • noun a person who is stranded (as on an island)
    • when the tide came in I was a maroon out there
  • noun a dark purplish-red to dark brownish-red color

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splotch

  • noun an irregularly shaped spot
    splodge; blotch.
  • verb blotch or spot

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organdy

  • noun a sheer stiff muslin
    organdie.

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cotton

  • noun soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
    cotton wool; cotton fiber.
  • noun fabric woven from cotton fibers

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cerecloth

  • noun a waterproof waxed cloth once used as a shroud

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dotted

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of dots
    flecked; specked; stippled; speckled.
  • verb scatter or intersperse like dots or studs
    constellate; stud; dot.
    • Hills constellated with lights

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samite

  • noun a heavy silk fabric (often woven with silver or gold threads); used to make clothing in the Middle Ages

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particolored

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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nainsook

  • noun a soft lightweight muslin used especially for babies

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velcro

  • noun nylon fabric used as a fastening
  • verb fasten with Velcro
    • velcro the belt

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violet-streaked

  • adjective satellite having streaks of violet color

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acrylic

  • noun polymerized from acrylonitrile
    acrylic fiber.
  • noun a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives
    acrylic resin; acrylate resin.

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quilting

  • noun stitching through layers of fabric and a filling so as to create a design
  • noun a material used for making a quilt, or a quilted fabric

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felt

  • noun a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers
  • verb mat together and make felt-like
    • felt the wool

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courtelle

  • noun an acrylic fabric resembling wool

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drab

  • noun a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown
    olive drab.
  • adjective satellite lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise
    dreary.
    • her drab personality
    • life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas
    • a series of dreary dinner parties

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velvet

  • noun a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back
  • adjective satellite smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
    velvety; velvet-textured.

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coloration

  • noun the timbre of a musical sound
    color; colouration; colour.
    • the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music
  • noun appearance with regard to color
    colouration.
    • her healthy coloration

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orlon

  • noun an acrylic fiber or the lightweight crease-resistant fabric made with Orlon yarns

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monk

  • noun a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
    monastic.
  • noun United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
    Thelonious Sphere Monk; Thelonious Monk.

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piece_of_material

  • noun a separate part consisting of fabric
    piece of cloth.

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food_color

  • noun a digestible substance used to give color to food
    food coloring; food colouring; food colour; coloring; colouring.
    • food color made from vegetable dyes

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verdigris

  • noun a blue or green powder used as a paint pigment
    cupric acetate.
  • noun a green patina that forms on copper or brass or bronze that has been exposed to the air or water for long periods of time

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poplin

  • noun a ribbed fabric used in clothing and upholstery

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jaconet

  • noun a lightweight cotton cloth with a smooth and slightly stiff finish; used for clothing and bandages

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inset

  • noun a small picture inserted within the bounds or a larger one
  • noun an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
    insert.

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