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Definition of "cassimere" []

  • A plain or twilled woolen cloth used for suits. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cassimere" in a sentence
  • "Your trousers too, which you have made of fustian, of cassimere, of Scotch plaid, of jane, nankeen, and woollen broadcloth, are they not manifold?"
  • "She wore a wrapper of lavender cassimere to-day, elaborately trimmed with lace and knots of pink ribbon."
  • "Sometimes the style of finish called for is that approaching a threadbare cassimere, and in this case great care is necessary to prevent the blades from cutting the yarn."
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