fustian

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A kind of coarse twilled cotton or cotton and linen stuff
A class of cloth including corduroy and velveteen
Pompous, inflated or pretentious writing or speech
{n} a cotton-cloth, swelling style, softness
Made of fustian
pompous or pretentious talk or writing
{i} linen; coarse fabric; high-sounding speech, flowery speech
a strong cotton and linen fabric with a slight nap
Strong, hard-wearing cloth combining a linen warp and cotton weft First made in Egypt about 200ad, spreading across Europe and probably brought to Britain by migrant workers Normally used for workers clothes but, by cutting the weft, French workers produced Cord du Roi, or corduroy
A kind of coarse twilled cotton or cotton and linen stuff, including corduroy, velveteen, etc
Pompous; ridiculously tumid; inflated; bombastic; as, fustian history
Coarse cloth made of cotton and flax twilled cotton cloth; corduroy; velveteen
An inflated style of writing; a kind of writing in which high-sounding words are used, above the dignity of the thoughts or subject; bombast
a strong cotton and linen fabric
{n} thickset
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