Tabbinet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tabbinet A fabric like poplin, with a watered surface.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tabbinet A fabric of silk and wool, like a poplin, with a watered surface: chiefly used for upholstery.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tabbinet a more delicate kind of tabby resembling damask, used for window-curtains
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Tabby
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. tabis—Ar. 'attābī, a kind of rich, waved silk—'Attabiya, the quarter in Bagdad where first made.