Definition of Bombazine

1. Noun. A twilled fabric used for dresses; the warp is silk and the weft is worsted. "Black bombazine is frequently used for mourning garments"

Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile



Definition of Bombazine

1. n. A twilled fabric for dresses, of which the warp is silk, and the weft worsted. Black bombazine has been much used for mourning garments.

Definition of Bombazine

1. Noun. A fabric made from silk, wool or cotton dyed black ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bombazine

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bombazine

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bombazet
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bombazine (current term)
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bombes
bombesin
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Literary usage of Bombazine

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1. The Useful Arts Employed in the Production of Clothing (1851)
"bombazine is a mixture of silk and worsted: the former in the warp, and the latter in the weft. Originally these were made only black, and used for mourning ..."

2. A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall (1859)
""A Bachelor of Arts' gown is made of bombazine or poplin, with large sleeves terminating in a point, with apertures for the arms, just below the ..."

3. The American Stud Book by Sanders Dewees Bruce (1889)
"bombazine, bm, fouled 1877: bred by Mr. J. Lee; imported by James H. Keene, New York. By Uncas (son of Stockwell and Nightingale, by Mountain Deer). ad dam ..."

4. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1836)
"bombazine is the name of a fabric woven of worsted and silk ; the warp being the ... The manufacture of bombazine originated in Norwich, and is now almost ..."

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