tabaret

/tab"euh rit/, n.
1. a durable silk or acetate fabric having alternating stripes of satin and moiré, for drapery and upholstery.
2. tambour (def. 3).
[1850-55; perh. akin to TABBY1]

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  • Tabaret — Tab a*ret, n. [Cf. {Tabby}.] A stout silk having satin stripes, used for furniture. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tabaret — A silk dress fabric woven in alternate moreen and satin stripes with coloured yarns in the moreen portions …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • tabaret — noun A strong fabric consisting of stripes of silk and satin …   Wiktionary

  • tabaret — striped watered silk and satin fabric Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • tabaret — n. striped sturdy silk fabric used for upholstery; tambour, small round embroidery frame …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tabaret — [ tabərɪt] noun an upholstery fabric of alternate satin and watered silk stripes. Origin C18: prob. from tabby …   English new terms dictionary

  • tabaret — /ˈtæbərət/ (say tabuhruht) noun a durable upholstery fabric made of satin and watered silk stripes. {? from tabby (def. 7) …   Australian English dictionary

  • tabaret —   n. striped material of watered silk and satin …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • tabaret — n. an upholstery fabric of alternate satin and plain stripes. Etymology: prob. f. TABBY …   Useful english dictionary

  • Joseph-Henri Tabaret — (12 April 1828 ndash; 8 February 1886), is a noteworthy Canadian mainly because of his long and important association with the University of Ottawa. He was a member of the Oblate Fathers of Mary Immaculate. The Oblates founded the College of… …   Wikipedia

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