a glossy woolen fabric checkered or brocaded in the warp so that the pattern shows on one side only, much used in the 18th century.
a garment made from this fabric.
Women’s Bathing and Swimming Costume in the United States Claudia B. Kidwell
Concerning Cats Helen M. Winslow
Everybody’s Business is Nobody’s Business Daniel Defoe
a glossy woollen fabric woven with a checked design that shows on one side only
noun Point Calimere, a cape on the SE coast of India, on the Palk Strait
noun a cocktail popular in Spanish-speaking countries, consisting of a mixture of cola and red wine
the part of a turtle next to the upper shield, consisting of a greenish gelatinous substance, considered a delicacy. Historical Examples Punch, 1917.07.04, Vol. 153, Issue No. 1 Various Charles O’Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 1 (of 2) Charles Lever Miss Leslie’s Lady’s New Receipt-Book Eliza Leslie Miss Leslie’s Lady’s New Receipt-Book Eliza Leslie The […]