tussore


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Synonyms for tussore

oriental moth that produces brownish silk

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Those were the pioneers at a time when South Wales boasted dynasties of drapers - Dan Evans in Barry, RT Jones in Merthyr Tydfil, George Rees and Jones in the Valleys - symbolised, perhaps, by Mr Mog Edwards, of Milkwood, who loved Myfanwy Price "more than all the flannelette and calico, candlewick, dimity, crash and merino, tussore, cretonne muslin, poplin, ticking and twill in the whole Cloth Hall of the World".
The lady's blouse, of Tussore silk, hangs beltless; her hat is an erection, in the latest style, of milliner's roses; she wears one earring, composed of a large shark's tooth .