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a durable, waterproof cloth, especially for outerwear.
apparel made of this material.
a rich fabric of medieval Asia believed to have been made of camel’s hair or angora wool.
to decorate (fabric, book edges, etc.) with a colorful, marbled design.
Historical Examples

Stray Pearls Charlotte M. Yonge
Val d’Arno John Ruskin
Pablo de Segovia, the Spanish Sharper Francisco de Quevedo
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
Clare Avery Emily Sarah Holt
Crome Yellow Aldous Huxley
The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia C. Malcolm Watkins
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
Crome Yellow Aldous Huxley
The Maroon Mayne Reid

a tough waterproof cloth
a garment or garments made from such cloth
a soft woollen fabric used in medieval Asia


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