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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Fustian(0.01337 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Fustian.
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: pompous or pretentious talk or writing [syn: bombast, rant,
2: a strong cotton and linen fabric with a slight nap
English → English (gcide)
Fustian \Fus"tian\, a.
1. Made of fustian.
2. Pompous; ridiculously tumid; inflated; bombastic; as,
fustian history. --Walpole.
Fustian \Fus"tian\, n. [OE. fustan, fustian, OF. fustaine, F.
futaine, It. fustagno, fr. LL. fustaneum, fustanum; cf. Pr.
fustani, Sp. fustan. So called from Fust[=a]t, i. e., Cairo,
where it was made.]
1. A kind of coarse twilled cotton or cotton and linen stuff,
including corduroy, velveteen, etc.
2. An inflated style of writing; a kind of writing in which
high-sounding words are used, above the dignity of the
thoughts or subject; bombast.
Claudius . . . has run his description into the most