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a medium-weight or light-weight fabric of acetate, nylon, rayon, or silk, usually smooth, crisp, and lustrous, plain-woven, and with a fine crosswise rib effect.
any of various other fabrics of silk, linen, wool, etc., in use at different periods.
of or resembling taffeta.

a crisp lustrous plain-weave silk, rayon, etc, used esp for women’s clothes
(as modifier): a taffeta petticoat

any of various similar fabrics


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