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[maht-luh-sey; French matuh-lah-sey] /ˈmɑt ləˌseɪ; French matə lɑˈseɪ/

an embossed, compound fabric woven on a dobby or Jacquard loom.
(in textiles) having a raised design, as quilting; embossed


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