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addaword.gifdefinition of tussore

noun
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
Definition of tussore from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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