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organza

a sheer rayon, nylon, or silk fabric constructed in plain weave and with a crisp finish, used in the manufacture of evening dresses, trimmings, etc.

2

velour

any of various fabrics with a pile or napped surface resembling velvet used in heavy weights for upholstery and curtains and in lighter weights for clothing; also : the article of clothing itself

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chino

a usually khaki cotton or synthetic-fiber twill of the type used for military uniforms. plural : an article of clothing made of chino.

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chiffon

A very thin gauze used for trimmings, evening dress, etc

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madras

a lightweight cotton fabric with typically patterned texture and plaid design, used primarily for summer clothing such as pants, shorts, dresses, and jackets. The fabric takes its name from the former name of the city of Chennai, India

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domicile

home

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duvet

also known as a doona or duna in Australian English, or a continental quilt (or simply quilt) in British English, or a comforter in American English, is a type of bedding. It consists of a soft flat bag filled with down, feathers, wool, silk or a synthetic alternative and protected with a removable cover, analogous to a pillow and pillow case. Duvets originated in rural Europe and were made from the down feathers of the eider duck, known for its usefulness as a thermal insulator

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settee

a sofa

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armoire

a wardrobe or movable cabinet, typically one that is ornate or antique