definition of tussore
a rough, brown or yellow Indian silk
...and even Daphne ... blinked a little as she crossed the shelterless promenade, under her big tussore parasol, a delightfully cool-
looking figure, in a plain white muslin gown, and a muslin shepherdess hat.
(Asphodel, by Mary Elizabeth Braddon)
Submitted by: Harris Park from United Kingdom on 17/05/2012 10:06:00