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tabaret

[tab-uh-rit] /ˈtæb ə rɪt/
noun
1.
a durable silk or acetate fabric having alternating stripes of satin and moiré, for drapery and upholstery.
2.
tambour (def 3).
Origin of tabaret
1850-1855
1850-55; perhaps akin to tabby1
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  • How this idea had entered old tabaret's head, Lecoq could not understand.

    Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 Emile Gaboriau
  • A mocking whistle from the old tabaret interrupted the speaker.

    Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 Emile Gaboriau
  • In hurrying on, in pursuit of the truth, old tabaret knew only too well, what it was.

    The Widow Lerouge Emile Gaboriau
  • In spite of his impatience, old tabaret dared not utter a word.

    The Widow Lerouge Emile Gaboriau
  • tabaret had predicted an unexceptionable alibi; and this alibi was not forthcoming.

    The Widow Lerouge Emile Gaboriau
  • tabaret doesn't sound so well as Commarin, but it's at least a name.

    The Widow Lerouge Emile Gaboriau
  • tabaret's submission tickled his pretensions as a detective immensely; for in reality he thought the old man very clever.

    The Widow Lerouge Emile Gaboriau
  • These words, these figures, burst like bombshells on old tabaret's brain.

    The Widow Lerouge Emile Gaboriau
  • In Madame Gerdy's apartment, old tabaret felt himself quite at home.

    The Widow Lerouge Emile Gaboriau
  • This discretion made a great impression on old tabaret, and increased the esteem he had conceived for Lecoq.

    Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 Emile Gaboriau
British Dictionary definitions for tabaret

tabaret

/ˈtæbərɪt/
noun
1.
a hard-wearing fabric of silk or similar cloth with stripes of satin or moire, used esp for upholstery
Word Origin
C19: perhaps from tabby1
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