from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A strong upholstery fabric having alternating stripes of satin and moiré.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A strong fabric consisting of stripes of silk and satin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A stout silk having satin stripes, -- used for furniture.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A silk stuff used for upholstery, distinguished by alternate stripes of watered and satin surface, generally in different colors. It resembles tabbinet, but is superior to it.
Jennings hurried from the room, and a moment later Marie had found the bottle behind some ornaments on the tabaret and came back with it.
Afraid of the wonderful jiu-jitsu, I had picked up the first thing handy, which was a tabaret.
And he would smile with stupefied infatuation, extending a right hand toward an Arabian tabaret, covered with bottles.
A woman's body has been found in a car park outside a Springvale tabaret venue in Melbourne's south-east.
Homicide Squad detectives are seeking public help to identify the woman, whose body was found outside the tabaret in View Road yesterday morning.