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bombazine

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  • Bombazine, or bombasine, is a fabric originally made of silk or silk and wool, and now also made of cotton and wool or of wool alone. Black bombazine was once used largely for mourning wear, but the. — “Bombazine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • In 1993, Cadell released a follow-up album, Bombazine, on Sire Records. This album featured guest appearances by Rheostatics, Ben Mink, Tyler Stewart, Anne Bourne and John Alcorn. Following the album, Cadell took a hiatus from music to do human rights work with PEN Canada. — “Meryn Cadell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Act specifically mentions linen yarn being 'reeled on a reel four yards about' and sold by the 'lea' containing 200 threads.[4] In the early 18th century, the range of textiles made in Kidderminster broadened with bombazine (with a silk warp and worsted weft) also being produced. — “Stuff (cloth) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Here comes another with a sou'-wester and a bombazine cloak. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville

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