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Definition of bombasin

bombasin
Bombazine Bom`ba*zine", n. [F. bombasin, LL. bombacinium, bambacinium, L. bombycinus silken, bombycinum a silk or cotton texture, fr. bombyx silk, silkworm, Gr. ?. Cf. Bombast, Bombycinous.] A twilled fabric for dresses, of which the warp is silk, and the weft worsted. Black bombazine has been much used for mourning garments. [Sometimes spelt bombasin, and bombasine.] --Tomlinson.

Meaning of bombasin from wikipedia

- beginning of the 20th century. The word is derived from the obsolete French bombasin, applied originally to silk but afterwards to tree-silk or cotton. Bombazine...
- shalloons, tammies, corduroys, calimancoes, everlastings, moreens, ****es, bombasins, and damasks). Under the manor park p****es an early 19th century-built...
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