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Definition of "lutestring" [lute•string]

  • A plain, stout, lustrous silk, used for ladies' dresses and for ribbon. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lutestring" in a sentence
  • "In the audience: the dashing Prince Rupert in a pink lutestring coat with silver lace, seen tête-à-tête avec clever Dickie Rider, the master builder of the theatre."
  • "I myself know an instance of one of the most creditable marchands in this capital, who demanded six francs an ell for some lutestring, laying his hand upon his breast at the same time, and declaring en conscience, that it had cost him within three sols of the money."
  • "Mr. Clarke was dressed in pompadour, with gold buttons; and his lovely Dolly in a smart checked lutestring, a present from her mistress."