Definition of Tussahs

1. Noun. (plural of tussah) ¹



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Definition of Tussahs

1. tussah [n] - See also: tussah

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tussahs

tuskars
tusked
tusker
tuskers
tuskier
tuskiest
tusking
tuskings
tuskless
tusklike
tusks
tuskwise
tusky
tussah
tussahs (current term)
tussal
tussar
tussars
tusseh
tussehs
tusser
tussers
tusses
tussic
tussicular
tussiculation
tussigenic
tussis
tussises

Literary usage of Tussahs

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1. British Manufacturing Industries by George Phillips Bevan (1876)
"The silks now generally recognized as tussahs, and already mentioned as produced principally in China and India, are a description of wild silk, ..."

2. A Textbook on Retail Selling by Helen Rich Norton (1919)
"... Jacquard and plain Canton silks, printed Canton silks, silk dots, Paisley silks, sport stripes, printed tussahs. Every color of the fashion rainbow. ..."

3. Journal of the American Asiatic Association by American Asiatic Association (1915)
"... Steam Filatures 11000 16800 White Silk 6000 19000 Yellow Silk 10000 14000 tussahs 6000 14500 TEA. The market closed very early for tea ; hence this was ..."

4. Silk Throwing and Waste Silk Spinning by Hollins Rayner (1903)
"great elevation, produces one of the best Indian tussahs. Doubtless the difference in texture between the Indian and China tussah, the product of the ..."

5. The Silk Industry of the World at the Opening of the Twentieth Century by Frankin S. Allen (1904)
"... from-the silk chart of Messrs. Chab- rieres, Morel & Co., of Lyons, France. It indicates a total production of raw silk (including tussahs) of ..."

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