from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
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Their business was to provide mourning against the King's death, and my mother has had a bombasin bought for her.
Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters A Family Record Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh
The little Pomareh, a pretty, lively boy, was dressed quite in the European fashion, in a jacket and trowsers of bombasin; he wore a round hat, but his feet, like those of all the other Tahaitians, were bare.
A New Voyage Round the World in the Years 1823, 24, 25, and 26. Vol. 1 Otto von Kotzebue 1816
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